Scientific Anglers - Backing

 

XTS Gel-spun Backing

If you’re looking for the best backing available, nothing can beat the XTS premium super-braid. With a diameter a fraction of the standard dacron material, XTS retains its strength in the water, offers extreme abrasion resistance, and can fend off the worst the elements have to offer.

Features:

  • Micro-diameter gel-spun polyethelene allows up to 75% greater backing capacity than standard materials
  • Retains 100% strength while wet
  • High abrasion resistance, high visibility, impervious to UV rays, gas, salt, and other elements
  • Smooth coating for low coefficient of friction

Strength Diameter Spool size Colours
30lb 0.014" 100yd Yellow or Blue
30lb 0.014" 250yd Yellow or Blue
30lb 0.014" 500yd Yellow or Blue
30lb 0.014" 2500yd Yellow or Blue
50lb 0.016" 250yd Yellow or Blue
50lb 0.016" 500yd Yellow or Blue
50lb 0.016" 2500yd Yellow or Blue
100lb 0.019" 500yd Blue
100lb 0.019" 2500yd Blue

 

Dacron Backing

Backing doesn’t just connect your fly line to your reel, it also provides insurance for those drag-blistering runs of steelhead or bonefish. Our Dacron backing offers a thin diameter, high abrasion resistance, and peace of mind, knowing that the fish of a lifetime won’t be getting away from you this time.

Features:

  • Extremely thin, with low friction
  • High abrasion resistance
  • Colorfast, with high visibility

Strength Diameter Spool size Colours
20lb 0.018" 100yd White, Yellow or Orange
20lb 0.018" 250yd White, Yellow or Orange
20lb 0.018" 3000yd White, Yellow or Orange
20lb 0.018" 5000yd White, Yellow or Orange
30lb 0.024" 100yd White, Yellow or Orange
30lb 0.024" 250yd White, Yellow or Orange
30lb 0.024" 3000yd White, Yellow or Orange
30lb 0.024" 5000yd White, Yellow or Orange