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The Floating Fly Line Color Controversy

The Floating Fly Line Color Controversy

By: Mark Bachmann

When I entered the sporting goods sales arena in the mid-1970’s, fly line manufacturers were more interested in making lines visible to anglers rather than hiding them from fish. The most popular floating line of the era was Scientific Angler’s AirCell Supreme in white. The second most popular floating line, Cortland’s 444, was peach colored (tanish/pinkish…nearly white). Then Scientific Anglers came out with an AirCell Supreme line that was bright fluorescent orange. That really polarized the fly fishing community and the controversy this bright colored line started remains today...

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