Fly line reviews

Fly line reviews from all of the top fly line manufacturers, including Orvis, Wychwood, Airflo, Barrio, Snowbee and Royal Wulff. From sinking fly lines to intermediates, midge tips and floaters, our honest reviews cover the whole mix and explain how to use them to help you catch more fish.

Rio Technical Trout fly line review

The Rio Technical Trout is a premium fly line designed for delicately presenting small...

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Eikre Aquila Demersio clear intermediate fly line review

The Eikre Aquila Demersio clear intermediate fly line is a fast slow intermediate and...

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Loop Evotec 85 floating fly line review

The Loop Evotec 85 floating fly line has an 8.5m head making it ideal for close-range...

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Loop Evotec 100 floating fly line review

The Loop Evotec 100 floating fly line is an all-round fly line at underhand, overhand,...

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Airflo Switch Black cassette fly reel review

The Airflo Switch Black cassette fly reel has become the number one choice of...

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Omnispool Switchbox review

The Omnispool Switchbox is an innovative gadget designed to make it easier to change...

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Sunray Git Down fast sink fly line review

The Sunray Git Down fly line comes in fast sinking, medium sinking, and sink tip...

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Scierra Aerial fly line review

The Scierra Aerial fly line is a budget bargain with genuinely low memory and great...

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Sunray Short Head fly line review

The Sunray Short Head fly line is mega thin integrated shooting head style line and is...

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Orvis Clearwater Sink Tip Type III fly line review

The Orvis Clearwater Sink Tip Type III fly line lets you fish your flies in the top few...

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Airflo Sixth Sense Lake slow intermediate fly line review

The Airflo Sixth Sense Lake slow intermediate fly line is a great choice if you want a...

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Sunray Competition Float fly line review

The Sunray Competition Float fly line features a new overhang marker which makes...

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Guideline Haze v2 fly reel review

The Guideline Haze v2 fly reel is a CNC machined aluminium reel with a large arbour, a...

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Airflo SuperFlo fly line review

Airflo's new premium SuperFlo floating fly line uses new technology to create a...

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Snowbee XS floating fly line review

The Snowbee XS fly line is one of the most highly rated premium fly lines on the...

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Loop Opti fly reel review

The Loop Opti fly reel is arguably one of the most desirable on the market and features...

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Loop Q fly reel review

The Loop Q fly reel is a well made large arbour die-cast aluminium reel which shares...

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Scierra Aerial Long Belly fly line review

The Scierra Aerial Long Belly fly line is designed for distance casting and lets you...

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Sunray Distance Intermediate fly line review

The Sunray Distance Intermediate fly line is thin, supple and casts well. It's a good...

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Stonfo Fly Line Cleaner review

The Stonfo Fly Line Cleaner is a gadget you can attach to your vest or lanyard to help...

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Sunray El Guapo streamer fly line review

The Sunray El Guapo streamer fly line is an integrated shooting head style line that is...

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How to set up a fly line

How to attach the fly line to your backing and your backing to the fly reel without...

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How to choose a fly line

After your rod, the fly line is the most important piece of gear you'll ever buy. Here...

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How to choose a fly reel

A beginner's guide to choosing your first fly reel to help you pick the right one for...

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How to fish an intermediate fly line

An intermediate fly line, slime line or fast glass, lets you fish your flies in the top...

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Wychwood Connect Series Distance Ghost Intermediate fly line review

The Wychwood Connect Series Distance Ghost Intermediate fly line is soft, supple and...

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Orvis Hydros HD Bank Shot fly line review

The Orvis Hydros HD Bank Shot fly line lets you cast good distances with less effort...

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Barrio Line Care fly line dressing review

Barrio Line Care fly line dressing is a silicone-based fly line cleaner which makes...

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Snowbee Onyx Cassette fly reel review

The Snowbee Onyx Cassette fly reel is made from machined die-cast aluminium and is well...

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Royal Wulff Monoclear Triangle Taper clear intermediate fly line review

Royal Wulff's Monoclear clear intermediate fly line uses Lee Wulff's famous Triangle...

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Wychwood Connect Deck Zone Extra Fast Sink Fly Line review

Is your usual Di3 fly line sinking too slowly? Then you need to try the Wychwood Deck...

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Guideline Favo fly reel review

The new Guideline Favo fly reel is a stylish die-cast aluminium reel with a strong drag...

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Greys GTS500 fly reel review

The Greys GTS500 fly reel is the cheaper sibling to the GTS700 cassette fly reel. Made...

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Wychwood Connect Series Distance Rocket Floater fly line review

The new Wychwood Connect Series Distance Rocket Floater fly line is a shooting head...

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Snowbee XS Plus XStra Distance fly line review

The Snowbee XS Plus XStra Distance fly line is a premium integrated shooting head style...

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Barrio Instructor fly line review

The Barrio Instructor fly line might be designed for fly casting instructors but it...

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Greys Platinum Shoot fly line review

The Greys Platinum Shoot fly line is an integrated shooting head suitable for rods of...

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Greys Reel Case review

The Greys Reel Case is designed to hold fly reels but is fairly small so is only...

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Airflo Sixth Sense Di3 sinking fly line review

Airflo Sixth Sense sinking fly lines come in a sink rates including Di3, Di5, Di7 and...

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Barrio Midge Tip fly line review

The Barrio Midge Tip fly line is ideal for stillwaters as it keeps your flies in the...

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Barrio Predator fly lines review

Barrio has produced a range of new Predator fly lines aimed at those who target pike on...

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Loop Multi fly reel review

The Loop Multi fly reel is beautifully made from die cast aluminium and features a...

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Vision Valu fly reel review

The Vision Valu fly reel is a die cast aluminium fly reel based on a similar design to...

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Barrio GT90 fly line review

The Barrio GT90 fly line has a really long, gradual taper which creates a really stable...

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Barrio Mallard fly line review

The Barrio Mallard fly line is one of the best fly lines for regular fly fishing on...

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Greys GTS700 fly reel review

The Greys GTS700 is a machined aluminium fly reel which uses cassette spools, making it...

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Wychwood Truefly SLA fly reel review

The Wychwood Truefly SLA fly reel is described as super large arbour and comes with a...

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Barrio SLXi intermediate fly line review

The Barrio SLXi intermediate fly line is a rear weighted spey style head and is...

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Barrio GT125 fly line review

The Barrio GT125 is an extra long version of Barrio's popular GT90 fly line and is...

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Barrio SLX fly line review

The Barrio SLX fly line is a rear weighted spey type line for fishing on single handed...

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Airflo Whizz Lube fly line cleaner review

Airflo Whizz Lube adds a subtle slick coating to reinvigorate dirty fly lines and help...

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Sonik SKS fly reel review

Sonik SKS fly reel's are simple, stylish and well made. They're great value for money...

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Greys GX900 fly reel review

The Greys GX900 fly reel is a very well priced machined aluminium fly reel and can...

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Vision Deep fly reel review

The Vision Deep fly reel has an extra deep spool to allow you to fit on a bigger line,...

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Choosing a fly reel

Fly reels are relatively simple bits of fly fishing gear and it's fairly easy to choose...

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Sage 2200 series fly reel review

If you're looking for a really stylish, well made fly reel and have a mid-range budget...

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Airflo Xceed fly reel review

The Airflo Xceed fly reel is made from machined aluminium and looks and feels pretty...

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Orvis Battenkill fly reel review

The Orvis Battenkill fly reel is based on a classic Orvis design and uses a click pawl...

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Orvis Access Mid Arbor fly reel review

The Orvis Access Mid Arbor Reel is a stunning and beautifully made fly reel and comes...

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Wychwood Flow fly reel review

The Wychwood Flow fly reel is a reasonable choice if you're after a decent low priced...

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