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Old 04-02-2011, 01:53 PM
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Default End of Floating Line Sinking

Noticed today while fishing that the end of my floating Orvis Wonderline was sinking and dragging my popper down when stripping. Line is only 6 months old and I wipe it with a wet cloth and dry after each use. Any suggestions.
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Default Re: End of Floating Line Sinking

is the end of the line sealed? If you trimmed it at some point and didn't seal it it could be absorbing water.
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Have not trimmed it. Same as it came out of the box.
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You might check the end for micro cracks, maybe the core is wicking water.

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Default Re: End of Floating Line Sinking

It's because it's an Orvis line. Seems like every Orvis Wonderline line I every owned turned out to be a sink tip.
Cortland Sylk is another sink tip floating line.
Best lines (for me) that the tips constantly float are, SA Sharkskin and Rio Gold. I have had good luck with Rio Selective Trout too.
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