Scientific Anglers Shooting Lines and Heads

 

Scientific Anglers offers a range of shooting heads and running lines to suit situations where maximum distance or depth, or just easy interchangeability are required.

 

Textured Shooting Line

Textured Shooting Line .032" / .035"

The ultimate in long-distance casting
  • Large loop for quick changes
  • Freshwater and saltwater floating shooting lines
  • For exceptional casting distance
  • Minimal friction gives high speed shooting
  • Braided multifilament core with hard PVC coating, low stiffness
  • SA ID - SA SL ### (### = diameter)

Strength Diameter Total length
20lb .032" 120.0'
25lb .035" 120.0'
Freshwater Floating Shooting Line

Freshwater Floating Shooting Line

Floating shooting line
  • For exceptional casting distance
  • Advanced Shooting Technology freshwater line
  • Minimal-friction design delivers high speeds and long distances
  • Easier handling with fewer tangles
  • Braided multifilament core
  • 20lb – Orange
  • 30lb – Mist Green

Strength Diameter Total length
20lb .031" 100.0'
30lb .038" 100.0'
Freshwater/Saltwater Intermediate

Freshwater/Saltwater Intermediate Shooting Line

Intermediate shooting line
  • Easy-casting intermediate line
  • For all weather conditions
  • Keeps flies deep Sink Rate: 1.5 ips
  • Minimal-friction design delivers high speed, high performance and long distance excellence
  • Single-strand monofilament core 25lb – Surf

Strength Diameter Total length
25lb .030" 100.0'
Floating Braided Polyethylene Mono

Floating Braided Polyethylene Mono

Floating shooting line
  • Exceptional casting distance with minimal tangling
  • Great for use in the surf
  • Length: 150’
  • Size: 29lb
  • Diameter: 0.032”
  • Floating braided polyethylene monofilament for maximum distance
  • 29lb – Orange

Strength Diameter Total length
29lb .032" 150.0'
Floating Monocore Shooting Line

Floating Monocore Shooting Line

Floating shooting line
  • Perfect shooting line for Skagit or Scandi Spey heads
  • For exceptional casting distance
  • Length: 100’
  • Size: 25lb
  • Diameter: 0.030”
  • Features the ST+ slickness additive
  • Minimal-friction design delivers high speeds and long distances
  • Easier handling with fewer tangles
  • Single-strand monofilament core
  • 25lb – Light Yellow

Strength Diameter Total length
25lb .030" 100.0'
Sinking Shooting Taper

Sinking Shooting Taper

Sinking shooting head
  • Available in five densities:
    • Intermediate (line weights 6 to 10)
    • Sink 2 (line weights 6 to 10)
    • Sink 3 (line weights 6 to 10)
    • Sink 4 (line weights 6 to 11)
    • Sink 6 (line weights 7 to 11)
  • Intermediate features braided multifilament core
  • Sink 2 to Sink 6 feature monofilament core
  • Includes braided loop connection

Line weight Total length Densities available
ST6S 30.0' Intermediate - Sink 4
ST7S 30.0' Intermediate - Sink 6
ST8S 30.0' Intermediate - Sink 6
ST9S 30.0' Intermediate - Sink 6
ST10S 30.0' Intermediate - Sink 6
ST11S 30.0' Sink 4 - Sink 6
Deep Water Express

Deep Water Express

Sinking shooting head
  • Fast-sinking shooting taper
  • Quickly gets a fly down 20' or deeper
  • Use full-length or cut tp match rod (cutting chart included)
  • Tapered to promote good turnover at long range
  • Sink rates: 7.0 to 10.0 ips
  • Braided multifilament core

Grain weight Total length Sink rate
400 30' 7 ips
550 30' 8 ips
700 30' 9 ips
850 30' 10 ips