Another vote for Orvis Pro Trout smooth, but when they’re £25 off and they’re £74. Still a lot but it’s by far my favourite line. Someone said they were half a line size heavy but I contacted them and was told they are in fact true to weight.
I absolutely love my smooth version on my P5 and Hardy Smuggler, I’ve ordered an SA amplitude infinity taper smooth for my T6 for windy conditions and big flies but I fancy another pro trout in a #6 for general fishing. Is the textured line as rough as usual SA textured lines and does it make a lot of noise when casting?They are true to weight but they do feel a bit heavy. The textured version is even better, very very discrete when peeling off the water.
I use a vision vibe 85 with my Demon 5 weight and I like it. It isn't the most supple though and it has a short head for casting in restricted space so maybe not for everyone. The most surprising line I've bought was the scierra aerial, lovely straight line and got it for £25 new.Need a new floater on my 9ft 5wt demon, something that floats high, lies straight, for small stillwaters and smallish river, care to recommend?
Barrio , Lee wulf lines are over played I gave mine away, easker1
I like Wulff lines on a river but I think the head is too short for bank fishing a loch, which is odd because I love the Loop opti which has a shorter(heavier) head, something to do with the weight distribution of the Wulff triangle taper, I'd like to try one with a slightly longer head.
The Orvis Pro Trout is exactly what you describe you want... but it is very expensive !
I've countless all round lines, now when I'm looking for a line it's for a specific purpose so the profile/head weight is of vital importance.It always surprises me more don't check up on head profile when thinking about lines, from the front end of the rear taper its a total of 40', 32' of working weight....could be just perfect but it still seems quite short, they do a textured line too, I loved the old Sharkskin, which was the perfect profile for me.
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