The smooth version of the Orvis Pro Trout is a great alternative to the textured version with many of the same features that make this one of the most versatile trout lines on the market. The advanced compound taper of the line increases versatility and a powerful belly allows anglers to mend with ease on the water. Orvis has designed this line to help anglers deliver flies accurately across the range of trout distances and the taper encourages great loop stability and line control. If you’re in the market for the next best trout line, this is a superior offering from Orvis.
AST Plus Slickness - Orvis has built a number of important features into this line. AST Plus Slickness allows anglers to quickly shoot line with friction-minimizing performance. Welded loops on both ends allow easy leader/backing attachment. A braided multifilament core is strong and supple for versatility and durability.
Versatility, Trout - The Orvis Pro Trout Smooth line is built for versatility and a variety of different trout fishing scenarios. This is a great line for dry flies, nymphs, and even small streamers. The line taper encourages tight loops at distance but still loads modern fly rods at short-range. The longer rear taper makes this an easy-casting line with superior line control and mending capabilities. This is one of the best all-around trout lines on the market built for a variety of techniques and environments.
Cold/Moderate - This line is made to be used in cold and moderate climates including freshwater streams and rivers, lakes almost any climate. That being said, this line will turn limp in tropical climates and isn’t meant to be used in high heat.
Advanced Compound Taper - The advanced taper of the Orvis Pro Trout encourages versatility and performance. These lines have a 50’ head with a quiet front taper and an extended rear taper ideal for dry flies and long-distance casting. The taper and weight of this line put an emphasis on line control and loop stability for delicacy in freshwater trout scenarios when you need it. The powerful belly of the line is also great for mending line on the water when using an indicator or casting a dry fly.
Best for: Freshwater, Trout
Loops: Front Loop (Leader to Fly Line Connection) and Back Loop (Backing to Fly Line Connection)
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