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Scientific Anglers Fly Fishing Fly Lines, Fly Fishing Outfits, Fly Fishing Reels, and Fly Fishing Accessories are available at Traditional AnglerScientific Anglers System 2 Large Arbor Fly Reels

The new System 2LA (Large Arbor) reels are true large arbor reels, with not only a larger, wider spool, but also a larger reel diameter to give rapid-fire retrieves for wild runners.  They're also extremely light, so you can keep on fighting frantic fish without fatigue.  They also include the proven Systemô 2 drag and an advanced bar stock-machined construction to bring a higher level of large-arbor performance.

Scientific Anglers System 2 Large Arbor Fly Fishing Reels available at Traditional AnglerThe System 2 Large Arbors feature:

Frame & Spool

  • True large-arbor design for faster retrieves

  •  Machined from ultra-durable bar stock aluminum

  • Perforated for lighter, easier handling

  • Counter-balanced spool for reduced-vibration runs

  • Inexpensive quick-change spools


  • Highly polished heavy-duty stainless steel caliper disc drag (models 678 and 890)

  • Whisper-smooth single-caliper highly polished stainless steel disc drag (model 456)

  • Carbon-fiber (models 678 and 890) or rulon (model 456) drag pads

  • Scientific Anglers System 2 Large Arbor fly ReelsPalming rim for added drag pressure


  • Advanced barstock-machined finish for the ultimate in reliability and durability

  • Anodized finish for excellent corrosion and abrasion resistance

  • Low start up inertia

  • Anodized reel foot adds corrosion resistance

  • Large, flat heavy-duty handle provides a great grip for long, hard fights

  • "No Tools Needed" easy-change from right- to left-hand retrieve

Scientific Anglers System 2 Large Arbor fly Reels




The perfect size for most freshwater species such as trout, panfish, and bass, as well as smaller saltwater species Lightweight, but fast and powerful, with classic Systemô 2 features.


DRAG: Whisper-smooth single-caliper disc with rulon drag pads

CAPACITY: 80 yd/73m | 20 lb backing (WF-5-F)

WEIGHT: 5.33 oz/151g

DIAMETER: 3.76"/9.6cm

WIDTH: 1.40"/3.6cm





Ideal for midweight freshwater species such as steelhead and bass. Also suited to bonefish, redfish, and other light- to midweight saltwater species.


DRAG: Heavy-duty stainless-steel caliper disc with carbon-fiber drag pads

CAPACITY: 120 yd/110m | 20 lb backing (WF-7-F)

WEIGHT: 6.88 oz/195g

DIAMETER: 3.94"/10cm

WIDTH: 1.59"/4cm





Extremely strong and tough for the biggest freshwater fish and big saltwater species including permit, tarpon, and snook


DRAG: Heavy-duty stainless-steel caliper disc with carbon-fiber drag pads

CAPACITY: 160 yd 20 lb backing (WF-9-F)

WEIGHT: 8.64 oz/245g

DIAMETER: 4.15"/10.5cm

WIDTH: 1.69"/4.3cm



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