Designed to load today’s faster action fly rods. This slightly heavier weight forward head has a condensed taper optimized for casting into the wind and generating higher line speeds.
Taper: Quick-Load Taper
Core: Power Core
Range: WF3 – WF8
Coating: Super-DRI Ridged
Polyleader: Light Trout / Trout
AIRFLO Super-Dri Elite Trout Fly Line
This family of Weight Forward (WF) and Double Taper (DT) trout lines has modest tip diameters and head lengths. This line is designed for anglers of all skill levels and all fishing conditions. When you want one line to throw dries, chuck buggers and turn over a hopper-dropper now and then, the Elite is your line. True sized to match your rod, the Elite line will present and handle like a dream.
Actual Grains (Head)
AFTMA Stand. Grains
Super-DRI Elite WF2F
Super-DRI Elite WF3F
Super-DRI Elite WF4F
Super-DRI Elite WF5F
Super-DRI Elite WF6F
Super-DRI Elite WF7F
AIRFLO Skagit Compact Float
AIRFLO 40+ Distance Lines
When we're giving individual casting lessons, we first ask what the angler would most like to improve. 8 out of 10 times the answer is, Improve my Distance Casting. When we consult with the aim of building on their casting improvements, we suggest the Airflow Super-DRI 40+ Distance line.
It offers an easy loading 35’ head and low diameter running line, so that baby really shoots out there.
Enhanced with Ridged running line, which makes the line cast even further. Intermediate running line on all sinking models.
Ideal for trout fishing with small to medium flies.
Taper: Short Head Long Taper Design
Core: Power Core
Range: WF5 – WF9
Coating: Polyfuse XT Head / Super-DRI Ridged Running Line
AIRFLO Rage Compact Spey/Switch Head
Here's a line that casts like the Airflo Skagit Compact, but fishes as a straight floater. This new addition to the Skagit family keeps you in the "Floating" game under extremely windy and tight quarter casting situations. Its aggressive front taper gives ultimate power for driving casts into the strongest winds, the rear taper helps load quickly, giving you incredible control in tight casting conditions.
Eleven sizes from 300 to 600 grains, and lengths of 27.5' to 32' make matching the proper size to almost any two-handed rod easy and succinct.
The front loop has the line size printed on it for easy recognition and as with all Airflo Tactical Shooting heads, this line is built on low stretch, low memory braided Power Core.
Scientific Anglers Ultimate Trout Taper
Now 35% Off! Also known as the Trout Stealth line, Scientific Angler's Ultimate Trout taper is a trout angler’s dream. Expert delivery of dry flies is what the design goal was when the folks at SA introduced this line. You will be able to present that fly beautifully, no matter the distance. The Ultimate Trout can also handle nymphs and small streamers, depending on the occasion. The compound design provides enough weight up front to turn over flies, while the extended rear taper provides superior line control throughout the drift.
Dry Tip Technology combines with Sharkskin texturing for ultimate flotation
Mastery Textured running line delivers longer casts without abrasion
Features the Tactile Reference Point (TRP), a non-embossed section at the end of the head
For temperate climates
Delicate deliveries, even at a distance
Superb dry-fly line with minimal water spray and easy pick-ups
SCIENTIFIC ANGLERS Wavelength MPX Taper
Now 30% Off!
For years, the gold standard in the Scientific Anglers lineup was the GPX taper. Built a half-size heavy, the MPX taper starts where the GPX left off. Redesigned with more mass toward the front of the head, the MPX provides the same benefits of the GPX, with an added emphasis on general presentation.
Improved version of our GPX taper
Built a half-size heavy to load rods and turn over large flies easily
For lightweight trout spey and switch rods, this is your shooting head if you want to cast skagit. Strip, jig, and/or swing to your heart's content. We hear great things about how this line performs on single-handed rods, too.
FLUOROFLEX FRESHWATER TIPPETT
Medium stiff, 100% fluorocarbon. Ideal for Steelhead, Salmon, Trout and Bass.
Test: 8lb 3.6kg
Diameter: 0.009in 0.229mm
The Fluoroflex Freshwater Tippet is medium stiff, 100% fluorocarbon and is ideal for Steelhead, Salmon, Trout and Bass. Clear in color, this freshwater tippet is nearly invisible to fish. The flex of the material is best for larger flies.
Test: 8lb 3.6kg Diameter: 0.009in 0.229mm
AIRFLO Velocity Intro Performance Line
A perfect line for those new to the sport or just getting back into it. With its user friendly taper design, the long rear taper allows the line to grow with you as you improve and increase your casting range.
A new shop favorite with our customers and guides, the Umpqua tippet material is strong, resilient, and supple. With its low visibility olive tint, this co-polymer nylon material is an almost flawless marriage of great tensile strength, elasticity, suppleness, and abrasion-resistance. The result is a tippet material of superior WET KNOT STRENGTH that remains supple enough to allow a fly to really "swim". Matches perfectly with Umpqua's Trout, Power Taper, and Bass/Panfish leaders.
RIO Suppleflex Tippet 30 yd
An extremely soft and subtle (and of course supple) tippet material that you will never want to be trout fishing without.
Unbelievably soft and supple
Available in 4x - 7x
The perfect choice for the angler who fishes smaller flies
RIO Mainstream Trout Fly LIne
RIO's Mainstream series of fly lines have been developed to meet the overall needs of the average and novice fly fisher, and are designed to optimize rod performance with slightly heavier and shorter head lengths. Every Mainstream line undergoes the same rigorous production processes and quality control standards as all RIO fly lines, and is made in RIO's Idaho manufacturing facility. Each line is built with a slick coating on a supple memory-free core, for the best in performance.
Slightly heavier than standard lines for easy loading
Supple core with a slick coldwater coating
RIO Gold Fly Line
Whether you're a novice, intermediate, or experienced angler, this line will get it done with precision to meet your needs. A time-tested line that fans have enjoyed for more than a decade. The RIO Gold has a revolutionary taper design that gives incredible loop stability at distance, a unique profile that allows a rod to load at close range and a front taper that delivers perfect presentation of flies between sizes #22 and #2. The RIO Gold is the ultimate all round, floating line for the trout fly fisher. The RIO Gold Tournament version of this line is designed for long distance casting events, and features an extra-long head for maximum distance.
Front biased weight to load rods at close range
Taper design to cast flies between #22 and #2
Long head for ultimate casting control
Winston Energy Fly Lines
Winston ENERGY fly lines utilize an entirely new scientific approach that enhances the energy transfer between the rod and line. By measuring the dynamic characteristics of fly rods at various flex points, Winston designers have precisely engineered lines that are ideal for each rod weight. The result is a series of lines that perfectly match the performance characteristics of Winston fly rods in particular, (and most of today's trout rods in general), cast and fish wonderfully, and provide anglers with optimized line control, accuracy and, most importantly, presentation.
2, 3, 4, 5 and 6-weight
Hi-Vis Line with Stealth Camo Tip
Supple Freshwater Core
Slick, State-of-the Art Coating
Printed Line Weight ID on Tip
Welded Loops Front and Back
Made in USA
STEALTH / HIGH FLOTATION TIP – Winston ENERGY Trout fly lines are all two colors and feature a muted-color, low visibility high flotation stealth tip section of 10-feet to help avoid spooking fish when the line is in the air or on the water. Winston ENERGY Trout fly lines also feature high flotation tips for a better read and reference for the angler.
LINE COLOR – Winston ENERGY fly line colors were chosen to look beautiful as well as for optimum performance. The muted putty-color 10-foot front tip section on the ENERGY Trout lines helps to avoid spooking fish when the line is in the air and on the water. For the fly line ‘belly’ and ‘running line,’ our bright Chartreuse Green color was chosen specifically to help anglers better see their line in the air and on the water which can help with casting performance and mending.
LINE WEIGHT MARKING – All Winston ENERGY fly lines come with the line weight and fly line model marked clearly but subtly toward the front of the fly line to make sure the angler always knows which line is on the reel.
LINE COATING – Winston ENERGY lines use a state-of-the-art durable coating to enhance surface slickness. Especially when used together with the new Shooting Guides™ on Winston fly rods, these fly lines significantly reduce friction, resulting in incredible accuracy and optimal presentation of the fly line and fly.
LINE CORE – Winston ENERGY Trout fly lines feature a supple core designed specifically for freshwater environments. These supple cores are important to provide shock absorption, especially when fishing with small tippet, and are designed for colder and moderate freshwater temperatures
LOOPS – All Winston ENERGY fly lines have durable welded front and back loops making it easy for the angler to quickly change leaders or to change out the entire fly line. For those who prefer not to use loops, they can be snipped off quickly and easily without affecting the fly line performance.
UMPQUA Power Taper 2-pack
This prelooped tapered leader is build for strong turnover of those monster flies.
The sturdy untapered butt section, followed a short, very aggressive taper down to tippet powers your fly out there, completing your cast for a smooth turnover of big flies and tandem rigs. And they are turn-over dream leaders for beginning casters. It's no big surprise these are guides' favorite.
UMPQUA Freshwater Shorty
Pre-Looped and tapered, the Freshwater Shorty is the perfect leader for fishing sink tip and full sinking fly lines. With its low-visibility olive tint and tough nylon taper, this leader is the ideal length for swinging wets to steelhead/salmon, stripping big streamers, or teasing bass from their deeper hidey-holes. These leaders have incredible abrasion resistance and knot strength. All knotless leaders include looped butt sections. 58743 Freshwater Shorty Leader 5' 12lb (0.012") 58744 Freshwater Shorty Leader 5' 16lb (0.015")
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