New Sci. Anglers Lines - Fly Fishing Forum
Lines, Loops and Leaders Line / Leader Recipes, Loops, Splices, etc.

Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 02-05-2001, 11:50 AM
trutta's Avatar
trutta trutta is offline
Active Member
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: St. Lawrence River
Posts: 206
New Sci. Anglers Lines

Has anyone had a chance to test the (new?) Sci Anglers sink tips? I think they're designated in grains like the Teeny lines and also for freshwater and saltwater.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Old 02-05-2001, 11:57 AM
juro's Avatar
juro juro is offline
Coast2coast Flyfishaholic
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Steelhead country|striper coast|bonefish belt
Posts: 20,594
RE:New Sci. Anglers Lines

Luis -

In the northeast, the QD lines (also measured in grains) were extremely popular until the delamination and cracking problems became obvious and consistent. The Rio deepsea offered an alternative, much more durable but it doesn't cast quite as easily for a line of this design. It seems to be more sensitive to having the right length of line out of the guides, although that is something quickly aquired and in no time it becomes second nature. All in all it has been a saving grace for the sinking head flyfisher.

I'll definitely have to compare the SA lines against these. Thanks for the tip, maybe we can even get a couple test lines for members to try.

BTW - do you have an URL with info?


Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-05-2001, 12:09 PM
trutta's Avatar
trutta trutta is offline
Active Member
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: St. Lawrence River
Posts: 206
RE:New Sci. Anglers Lines


I checked their site but cannot find any info about the "Wet Tip Express" lines.

The blurb I've seen come from the Kaufmann, and LL Bean catalogs. I believe the sinking part is about 25' long on these lines. I have to look at the catalogs again to be sure though.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-05-2001, 03:40 PM
FishHawk FishHawk is offline
Registered User
Join Date: Feb 2000
Posts: 2,039
RE:New Sci. Anglers Lines

These lines sound like the Cortland QD line which I use and like very much. However, I must say that I was outfished by a Airflo 400g line this past season. I got one for Christmas and will report on its usefulness. I own an Airflo Clear Intermidate which shoots like a cannon and is a great line.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Fly Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Home Waters
Your home waters
Current Favorite Fly
If you only had one... (change anytime)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Scientific Anglers System II model 89 reels, spools, lines edavids For Sale by Owner 0 02-19-2004 07:55 PM
Scientific Anglers XLT lines, virtually new nevada caster For Sale by Owner 3 02-12-2003 11:18 PM
Sci. Anglers lines trutta Lines, Loops and Leaders 2 02-13-2001 09:05 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:25 PM.

vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright (All Rights Reserved)