Scientific Anglers Shooting Lines and Tapers

Scientific Anglers offers a range of shooting heads and running lines to suit situations where maximum distance or depth, or just easy interchangeability are required.

 

Textured Shooting Line 0.32"/0.35"

The ultimate in long-distance casting. Simply attach the shooting head of your choice.

Features:

  • Large 8-inch loop for quick shooting head changes
  • Shooting Texture delivers longer casts without abrasion
  • Braided multifilament core with hard PVC coating
  • 20 LB – .032″ – Optic Green/Chartreuse
  • 25 LB – .035″ – Orange/Yellow
  • SA ID - SA TXT SL ### (### = diameter)

Strength Diameter Total length
20lb .032" 120.0'
25lb .035" 120.0'

 

Absolute Flat Mono Shooting Line

Monofilament shooting line. Simply attach the shooting head of your choice.

Features:

  • Rectangular profile reduces line twist and increases grip in fingers
  • Hardness is tailored per size for optimal shooting with low memory in any condition
  • Vibrant colors that are easily tracked at distance
  • 30m spools

Strength Diameter Colour
25lb .017" Yellow
35lb .019" Orange
42lb .022" Chartreuse
50lb .025" Optic Green

 

Floating Monocore Shooting Line

 

Floating shooting line. Simply attach the shooting head of your choice.

Features:

  • Perfect shooting line for Skagit or Scandi Spey heads
  • For exceptional casting distance
  • Features the ST+ slickness additive
  • Minimal-friction design delivers high speeds and long distances
  • Easier handling with fewer tangles
  • Single-strand monofilament core
  • Colour: Light yellow

Strength Diameter Total length
25lb .030" 120.0'

 

Freshwater Floating Shooting Line

 

Floating shooting line. Simply attach the shooting head of your choice.

Features:

  • For exceptional casting distance
  • Advanced Shooting Technology freshwater line
  • Minimal-friction design delivers high speeds and long distances
  • Easier handling with fewer tangles
  • Braided multifilament core
  • 20lb – Orange
  • 30lb – Mist Green

Strength Diameter Total length
20lb .031" 100.0'
30lb .038" 100.0'

 

Floating Braided Polyethylene Mono Shooting Line

 

Floating shooting line. Simply attach the shooting head of your choice.

Features:

  • Exceptional casting distance with minimal tangling
  • Great for using in the surf
  • Floating braided polyethylene monofilament for maximum distance
  • Colour: Orange

Strength Diameter Total length
29lb .032" 125.0'

 

Intermediate Sinking Shooting Line

 

Intermediate sinking shooting line for deep presentations. Simply attach the shooting head of your choice.

Features:

  • Easy-casting intermediate line
  • For all weather conditions
  • Keeps flies deep
  • Sink Rate: 1.5 inches per second
  • Minimal-friction design delivers high speed, high performance and long distance excellence
  • Single-strand monofilament core
  • Colour: Surf

Strength Diameter Total length
25lb .030" 100.0'

 

Sinking Shooting Taper

Shooting head in a range of sink rates. Simply attach the running line of your choice.

Features:

  • Sinking shooting taper in a variety of densities
  • Sink rates available:
    • Intermediate = 1.5 inches per second (light green colour)
    • Sink 4 = 3.5-4.5 inches per second (grey colour)
    • Sink 6 = 5.5-6.5 inches per second (dark greay colour)
  • Intermediate density features braided multifilament core
  • Sink 4 and Sink 6 densities feature monofilament core
  • Braided loop connector included

Line weight Sink rates Total length
ST6S S4, S6 30.0'
ST7S Int, S4, S6 30.0'
ST8S Int, S4, S6 30.0'
ST9S Int, S4, S6 30.0'
ST10S Int, S4, S6 30.0'

 

Deep Water Express Shooting Head

The ultimate heavy-duty sinking shooting head. For offshore big-game species. Simply attach the running line of your choice.

Features:

  • Fast-sinking shooting taper
  • Quickly gets a fly 20’ or deeper
  • Use full length or cut to match rod
  • Tapered to promote good turnover at long range
  • Sink rate: 7–10 inches per second
  • Braided multifilament core
  • Colour: Black

Grain weight Total Length Rod Weights
850 30.0' 14 +