Scientific Anglers Fly Line Applications

Every Scientific Anglers fly line is designed with a specific purpose in mind. Choose the line that best matches your intended target and fly fishing method.

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When fishing cold water streams and rivers, these lines are the optimal choice. They remain supple, refuse to coil, and outperform lines built for warmer climates.

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Lines featuring this icon are excellent all-around lines for almost any climate. While they may turn limp in tropical conditions, these lines will perform well in moderate and cool climates.

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Fishing in tropical climates requires specialized lines with super-stiff cores and tough coating. Lines with this icon are built to excel in these harsh environments.

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Dry flies float on the surface of the water, imitating a hatching insect or one landing to lay eggs. Lines with this designation are designed to handle dry flies with a delicate touch.

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Nymphs are tied to imitate aquatic insects that live underwater. This icon signifies a line designed to fish weighted nymphs for a variety of species.

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Streamers are sub-surface flies tied to imitate baitfish, leeches, and other sources of food that swim. Casting streamers can be a challenge, so lines marked with this icon provide added power to aid in their delivery.

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Casting large-bodied dry flies and poppers requires additional power in order to provide proper presentation. Lines with this icon are designed to handle larger dries and popper flies without any hiccups.

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An indicator is simply a float or bobber attached to a line that alerts anglers when a sub-surface fly has been taken by a fish. This icon signifies a line that has been designed with a longer rear taper, meant to help casting and mending.