Scientific Anglers Two-handed Fly Lines

 

So, you want the line that 14′Spey rods dream about at night. Or you want an integrated, short-head line designed specifically for shorter two-handed rods. Or you want to run an indicator rig with your two-handed rod. These are the lines for you. We have a line for every two-handed application. The Third Coast series of lines is designed to bring a smile to the face of every Skagit enthusiast while our Ultimate Scandi (UST) series of lines has every situation covered with single-, double-, and true triple-density lines to cover the entire water column.

 

Freightliner Skagit Float

Freightliner Skagit - Float

Floating Skagit heads and kits
  • Extremely short and powerful taper for casting heavy sink tips
  • Extended grain weights for any rod size
  • Colour change at the rear of the head
  • Short head provides quick rod loading
  • Suited for two-hand and switch rods
  • Braided multifilament core
  • Kit comes with four TC Textured Tips:
    • Floating
    • Int/Sink 2 (1.25/2.0 ips)
    • Sink 2/Sink 4 (2.0/4.0 ips)
    • Sink 7 (7.0 ips)
  • SA ID - SA FRGHTLNR SKAGIT ### GR F (### = grain weight)

Grain weight Head length Tip length Tip grains
320 19.0' - -
360 20.0' - -
400 21.0' 10.0' 120
440 22.0' 10.0' 120
480 22.0' 12.0' 160
520 23.0' 12.0' 160
560 23.0' 12.0' 160
600 25.0' 12.0' 160
640 25.0' 12.0' 160
Freightliner Skagit Intermediate

Freightliner Skagit - Intermediate

Intermediate Skagit heads and kits
  • Intermediate version for slow, deep presentations
  • Extremely short and powerful taper for casting heavy sink tips
  • Colour change at the rear of the head
  • Short head provides quick rod loading
  • Suited for two-hand and switch rods
  • Braided multifilament core
  • Kit comes with four TC Textured Tips:
    • Floating
    • Int/Sink 2 (1.25/2.0 ips)
    • Sink 2/Sink 4 (2.0/4.0 ips)
    • Sink 7 (7.0 ips)
  • SA ID - SA FRGHTLNR SKAGIT ### GR I (### = grain weight)

Grain weight Head length Tip length Tip grains
400 21.0' 10.0' 120
440 22.0' 10.0' 120
480 22.0' 12.0' 160
520 23.0' 12.0' 160
560 23.0' 12.0' 160
600 25.0' - -
640 25.0' - -
Third Coast Custom Cut Tips

Third Coast Custom Cut Tips

For creating custom tips

Simply put, this is the easiest way to create your own custom tips. The Third Coast Custom Cut Tips feature a looped 30' tungsten sinking line in three different density options. Cut the line where you’d like it, and boom: you’ve got two tips—and we all know that two is better than one.

  • A 30' tungsten sinking line with a loop on both ends for creating two complete tips of various sizes
  • Fast sinking
  • Sink rates: 7.0 to 8.0 ips
  • SA ID - SA T## (# = grain weight per foot - 12, 14, 18)

Line weight Sink rate Total length Grains / foot
12+ 7.0 ips 30.0' 12
14+ 7.5 ips 30.0' 14
18+ 8.0 ips 30.0' 18
Third Coast Textured Tips

Third Coast Textured Tips

Tapered, textured, multi-density Spey tips

When you’re swinging a fly for salmon or steelhead using a two-handed rod, controlling the depth and speed of the fly is paramount. That’s why we created the Third Coast Textured Spey Tips. The TC Tip system is a revolutionary approach to Spey tips, as they’re the industry’s first truly tapered, fully textured, double-density sinking tips. Available in a multitude of densities to get the fly just where you need it.

  • The world's first tapered, textured, multi-density Spey tips
  • Mastery texturing reduced friction, allowing for easier pick-ups of sinking tips
  • Tapered design aids in turning over flies at any distance
  • Sink rates:
    • Int./Sink 2 = 1.25/2.0 ips
    • Sink 2/Sink 4 = 2.0/4.0 ips
    • Sink 3/Sink 5 = 3.0/5.0 ips
    • Sink 7 = 7.0 ips
    Available in 8' 80 grains, 10' 120 grains, 12' 160 grains, and 15' 200 grains
  • Full selections available as kits
  • Suited for two-handed and switch rods
  • SA ID - SA TC XX ### &&& (XX = length, ### = grain weight, &&& = density)

Tip length Tip density Grain weight
8' Float 80
8' Int / Sink 2 80
8' Sink 2 / Sink 4 80
8' Sink 3 / Sink 5 80
8' Sink 7 80
8' Complete kit 80
10' Float 120
10' Int / Sink 2 120
10' Sink 2 / Sink 4 120
10' Sink 3 / Sink 5 120
10' Sink 7 120
10' Complete kit 120
12' Float 160
12' Int / Sink 2 160
12' Sink 2 / Sink 4 160
12' Sink 3 / Sink 5 160
12' Sink 7 160
12' Complete kit 160
15' Float 200
15' Int / Sink 2 200
15' Sink 2 / Sink 4 200
15' Sink 3 / Sink 5 200
15' Sink 7 200
15' Complete kit 200
Spey Lite Integrated Skagit

Spey Lite Integrated Skagit

Integrated light Skagit line

Introducing our Spey Lite collection, and the Integrated Skagit Spey line. Designed for light double-handed duty and with a short, powerful head, the Skagit Lite is ideal for smaller streams and trout Spey applications. Available in grain weights from 150-360, this two-colored line features a textured, black marker at the end of the head that serves as a visible, and audible, notification on where to begin your cast. Works perfectly with our SONAR Sinking Leaders and textured TC Tips. From dredging for steelhead to swinging streamers for trout, the Skagit Lite is Spey on a smaller scale.

  • Ultra-short head for turning over heavy tips with light two-handed rods
  • Integrated, one-piece floating line reduces hinging on casts and eliminates loop-to-loop connection
  • Tip recommendations:
    • 150-210 grains - SONAR leaders
    • 240-300 grains - 8' TC tips
    • 330-360 grains – 8’ or 10’ TC Tips
  • Lines can be used with single-handed rods as well
  • SA ID - SA SKAGIT LITE XXX GR F (XXX = line size)

Grain weight Head length Total length
150 11.0' 100.0'
180 11.0' 100.0'
210 12.0' 100.0'
240 13.0' 100.0'
270 14.0' 100.0'
300 15.5' 100.0'
330 17.0' 100.0'
360 18.0' 100.0'
Spey Lite Skagit Head

Spey Lite Skagit Head

Light weight skagit head

Introducing our Spey Lite collection, and the Lite Skagit shooting head. Designed for light double-handed duty and with a short, powerful taper, the Lite Skagit is ideal for smaller streams and trout Spey applications. Available in grain weights from 150-360, this two-colored shooting features a black marker at the end of the head that serves as a visible notification on where to begin your cast. Works perfectly with our SONAR Sinking Leaders and textured TC Tips. From dredging for steelhead to swinging streamers for trout, the Skagit Lite is Spey on a smaller scale.

  • Ultra-short head for turning over heavy tips with light two-handed rods
  • Tip recommendations:
    • 150-210 grains - SONAR leaders
    • 240-300 grains - 8' TC tips
    • 330-360 grains – 8’ or 10’ TC Tips
  • Lines can be used with single-handed rods as well
  • SA ID - SA SKAGIT LITE XXX GR F (XXX = line size)

Grain weight Head length Total length
150 11.0' 11.0'
180 11.0' 11.0'
210 12.0' 12.0'
240 13.0' 13.0'
270 14.0' 14.0'
300 15.5' 15.5'
330 17.0' 17.0'
360 18.0' 18.0'
Spey Lite Integrated Scandi

Spey Lite Integrated Scandi

Light weight Spey line

Introducing our Spey Lite collection, and the Integrated Scandi Spey line. Designed for light double-handed duty and with a relatively long front taper for more delicate deliveries, the Scandi Lite is ideal for smaller streams and trout Spey applications. Available in grain weights from 150-360, this two-colored line features a textured, black marker at the end of the head that serves as a visible, and audible, notification on where to begin your cast. From riffling dries for spring steelhead to swinging streamers for trout, the Scandi Lite is Spey on a smaller scale.

  • Longer head for more delicate deliveries
  • Ideally suited for light two-handed rods
  • Lines can be used with single-handed rods as well
  • SA ID - SA SCANDI LITE XXX GR F (XXX = line size)

Grain weight Head length Total length
150 20.0' 100.0'
180 20.0' 100.0'
210 21.0' 100.0'
240 22.0' 100.0'
270 23.0' 100.0'
300 24.0' 100.0'
330 25.0' 100.0'
360 25.0' 100.0'
Deliverance Spey

Deliverance Spey

Multi-tip Spey system
  • Designed to provide a consistent anchor point for every cast
  • Tip lengths optimised for each density; as the length of the sink portion increases, the total length decreases
  • Built for beginner to intermediate Spey casters
  • Comes with four interchangeable tips:
    • Floating
    • 6' Sinking
    • 10' Sinking
    • 13' Sinking
  • Braided multifilament core
  • SA ID - SA DELIVERANCE SPEY X (X = line weight)

Line weight Avgerage head length Equivalent Skagit weight
6F 30.0' 400
6/7F 31.0' 440
7F 32.0' 480
7/8F 33.0' 520
8F 33.5' 560
Spey Classic

Spey Classic

Traditional long-head Spey line
  • Long head for distance casting and supreme line control
  • Integrated, on-piece floating line reduces hinging on casts
  • ARP textured section at the end of the head provides notice when to begin the cast again
  • Excellent all-around Spey line
  • Designed for two-handed rods of all sizes
  • Braided multifilament core
  • SA ID - SA SPEY CLASSIC ### GR F (### = grain weight)

Grain weight Head length Total length
420 48.5' 130'
470 50.5' 130'
530 52.5' 130'
600 54.5' 130'
680 54.5' 130'
Adapt Switch

Adapt Switch

Short-head floating switch line

Ask someone 10 years ago what a switch rod was, and you'd probably get a very quizzical look. Now, switch rods are here to stay, which is why we've created the Adapt Switch line, an integrated, short-head line designed specifically for shorter two-handed rods. The Adapt is perfect for turning over streamers and can also be used as a dry-fly line when trout or steelhead are looking to the surface.

  • Short head for quick casts and line control
  • Integrated, one-piece floating line, reduces hinging while casting
  • Smooth casting, turns over large flies or sinking spey tips
  • Excellent line for swinging streamers and can be used as a dry-fly line with long leaders
  • Designed for shorter two-handed rods
  • Braided multifilament core
  • SA ID - SA ADAPT ### GR F (### = grain weight)

Grain weight Head length Total length
240 28.0' 90.0'
280 28.0' 90.0'
320 28.0' 90.0'
360 28.0' 90.0'
400 28.0' 90.0'
440 28.0' 90.0'