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Old 08-24-2013, 07:08 PM
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Default Re: fly line question

I don't have any specific experience with that Cortland Steelhead/Salmon line but I'd expect it to have a long head/belly which is most desirable for mending longer distances. It sounds like it would be a solid option, you're on the right track. SA, Rio, Airflo, Orvis and most other well known fly line companies all have lines with similar tapers. Some of them are labeled as Steelhead/Salmon taper and others are not. This is one instance of where learning about the tapers of line comes can pay dividends.
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