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Orvis Orvis Access Mid Arbor Fly Reel

The Orvis® Access™ Mid Arbor Fly Reel takes the mid-arbor concept to a new level of performance, and does it at a price that makes it easy to own! Built of machined 6061 aircraft bar stock with a sealed carbon/stainless-steel drag, it fishes like a much pricier reel. You get all the benefits of a large arbor, faster retrieve, less coiling, but at a more manageable size. Five sizes run the gamut of fly quarry. Large handle; positive drag click system. Built of machined 6061 aircraft bar stock Sealed carbon/stainless-steel drag Faster retrieve, less coiling Sizes run the gamut of fly quarry Large handle Positive drag click system Orvis Access Mid Arbor Fly Reel spare spools sold separately and can be found through item search for number 1791961
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Does the reel really fit 5 sizes?

I notice that the 38-353-440-00 is supposed to carry 5 line weights. I have a 7wt and plan on picking up a 5 and a 9. With a bunch of spools will this reel do the trick without too much compromise?
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
 - Toronto
on Orvis Access Mid Arbor Fly Reel
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answer 1
A 7 with minimal backing MAYBE, but definitely not a 9. A 9 wt line will take up all the backing space on the spool. Get the reel meant for a 7 wt and you'll be able to use a 7 and a 9. Make sure you get gel-spun backing for the spool with 9 wt line since its thinner and you'll have more room.
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answered 2 years, 6 months ago
 - Winooski, VT
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I always buy a reel size a class bigger than my intended line of use so I can spool them in various line sizes.
For your purpose, the Access IV is good for 7-9wt. and I spooled my IV with 5wt line and it works just fine. And the IV is still light enough of reel for 5wt rod.
You can go to and chat with an agent there if you haven't figured out the answer.
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answered 2 years, 6 months ago
 - Los Angeles, CA
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