Scientific Anglers System 2L Fly Fishing Reel - 7/8wt

Closeouts. Scientific Anglers System 2L fly fishing reel has a fast retrieve rate and more capacity for more demanding applications. Made of durable CNC-machined aluminum alloy with a whisper-smooth single-caliper highly-polished stainless steel disc drag system.

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  • Reviewed by Fish Hawk from Idaho on Friday, April 19, 2013
    I fish for steelhead and salmon in ID and AK. I bought this reel to replace a System 2L reel I lost a few weeks ago. At half price it was a terrific deal. When I opened the box, the "hubcap" (circular plastic cover with SA Logo) was loose inside. The reel looked new in every way so I just glued the cap back on. I have three System 2 reels and have been very satisfied with them. I particularly like their silent drag mechanism.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Bill from Houston on Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    Used on 5wt rod for bass.would pUrchase it again
  • Reviewed by Shrimpman from British Columbia on Sunday, December 30, 2012
    The impression is given that the 2L reels have a faster retrieve rate than the System 2 reels (ie. they have a larger arbor). That is not the case. It is a fine reel, but the arbor is small and the reels are much smaller and lighter than the System 2 series. The 2L 7/8 actually holds about half the backing of the System 2 7/8 size. The central wheel/one-way gear is plastic, as opposed to all steel in the System 2. I have no complaints, but the 2L reels are just not as sturdy, and certainly don't offer a greater retrieval rate.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Blueberry man from Maine on Friday, May 04, 2012
    Replaced an older reel. I have used it a couple of times so far . Several nice Brookies first day out..
    • Best Uses: Fly Fishing
    • Describe Yourself: Avid Fisher
    • Pros: Durable, Line Doesn't Tangle, Smooth Drag System, Smooth Reeling
    • Was this a gift?: No
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