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Orvis 1600-0179 Braided Dacron Backing for Fly Lines

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Orvis 1600-0179 Braided Dacron Backing for Fly Lines

Orvis backing is braided Dacron on spools, precision processed with uniform strength. 30-lb. test is great for steelhead, salmon, bonefish, stripers, and more. 20-lb. test is for trout, bass and most freshwater fishing. Made in USA.

Orvis backing is braided Dacron on spools, precision processed with uniform strength. 30-lb. test is great for steelhead, salmon, bonefish, stripers, and more. 20-lb. test is for trout, bass and most freshwater fishing. Made in USA.

High Capacity Gel Spun Backing

The backing you want for big game fishing.

  • Maximum strength with minimum diameter
  • 60% more capacity than Dacron 
  • 35-lb.-test Gel-Spun gives 60% more capacity than 20-lb. Dacron 
  • More capacity means higher yardage on the reel, slower spool rpms on runs, and faster pickups
  • Braided gel-spun polyethylene is 10 times stronger than steel in equal diameters
  • Virtually no stretch
  •  Extremely abrasion-resistant
  • Very low coefficient of friction won't damage your fly rod guides
  • Retains 100% of its strength while in the water
  • Unaffected by UV, gas, oil, salt or detergents
  • Comes in 35-lb. and 50-lb. test.

Hi-Viz Gel Spun

The Maximum capacity for the biggest and strongest of big game fish.

  • More capacity means higher yardage on the reel, slower spool rpms on runs, and faster pickups.
  • Braided gel-spun polyethylene is 10 times stronger than steel in equal diameters
  • Virtually no stretch
  • Extremely abrasion-resistant
  • Very low coefficient of friction won't damage your fly rod guides
  • Retains 100% of its strength while in the water
  • Unaffected by UV, gas, oil, salt or detergents
  • Comes in 30-lb and 45-lb. test.

Dacron

The choice for freshwater and light saltwater angling

  •  Braided white Dacron®, precision processed with uniform strength
  • 12-lb. test perfect for light lines and smaller reels from 1-3-weight
  • 20 lb. test for trout, bass, and most freshwater fishing
  • 30-lb. test ideal for salmon and light saltwater

Gel Spun Tracking Backing

Tracks how deep a big fish has you into your backing.

  • Different colors in the backing measure how much backing is out and how much to loan on your reel
  • Dyneema® material has all the merits of gel-spun-thin diameter for maximum capacity
  • Resists UV, gas, and other corrosives
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • 312 yards of fly line backing.
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