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  1. Default Orvis BattenKill I

    Has anyone out there has this reel? thinking about purchasing it for my 2wt.

    Thoughts?

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    Default Re: Orvis BattenKill I

    I have the II for my 3 weight rod and I wish I had the III. Personally, I think most reel manufacturers make the smaller reels because we buy them, but most are one size too small for the line they listed to hold. I'd get the II for a two-weight.

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    Default Re: Orvis BattenKill I

    Quote Originally Posted by glcaddis View Post
    I have the II for my 3 weight rod and I wish I had the III. Personally, I think most reel manufacturers make the smaller reels because we buy them, but most are one size too small for the line they listed to hold. I'd get the II for a two-weight.
    I would second this!
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    Regards Gerard

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    Default Re: Orvis BattenKill I

    my superfine 2 came with a bbsII and it fished very nicely...

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