444 Sylk

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Cortland’s 444 Sylk is the first modern line designed for fine bamboo rods. The long front taper delicately presents flies on the water with minimal surface disturbance. Available in a Weight Forward or Double Taper.

- Ultra Supple
- Ultra thin Diameter
- Color of Natural Oiled Silk

WATER: Freshwater
LINE: Floating
TAPER: Weight Forward
LENGTH: 90ft
CORE: Braided Nylon Multifilament
SPECIES: Trout / Panfish / Grayling

Color MUSTARD
Size WF 2

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WATER LINE DENSITY TAPER CORE
Freshwater Floating Weight Forward Braided Nylon Multifilament

LINE SIZE GRAIN WEIGHT HEAD LENGTH TOTAL LENGTH
WF 3 100 gr. 37 ft. 90 ft.
WF 4 120 gr. 37 ft. 90 ft.
WF 5 140 gr. 37 ft. 90 ft.
WF 6 160 gr. 37 ft. 90 ft.
WF 7 185 gr. 37 ft. 90 ft.
WF 8 210 gr. 37 ft. 90 ft.
WF 9 240 gr. 37 ft. 90 ft.

Cleaning your fly line is very important especially when fishing saltwater. Simply pull line off your reel into a clean bucket or tub of freshwater. Put roughly 1oz or more of Cortland’s Line Cleaner solution onto a clean rag or towel. Firmly squeeze the towel with Pro Line Cleaner around the line and slowly pull line through the towel. You should be able to see dirt or discolored streaks on the towel when finished.

Learn more about Cortland's Fly Line Cleaner Lubricant & Pads.

Hover: Neutral
Slow Intermediate: 1 IPS (Inches Per Second) 
Medium Intermediate: 1.5 - 2 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Fast Intermediate: 2 - 3 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Type 3 Sink Rate: 3 - 4 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Type 4 Sink Rate: 4 - 5 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Type 5 Sink Rate: 5 - 6 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Type 6 Sink Rate: 6 - 7 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Type 7 Sink Rate: 7 - 8 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Type 9 Sink Rate: 9+ IPS (Inches Per Second)

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Reviewed by Joseph C.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great Fly Line

I have using Cortland 444 classic on my bamboo rods for years. I decided to try the Cortland 444 Sylk after just purchasing a couple of new Hardy Bamboo rods recently. I am not disappointed at all. They cast extremely well. Planning on purchasing a few more for the rest of my bamboo rods.

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Reviewed by Thomas P.
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444 Sylk

I was having a lot of trouble finding the proper line for my new bamboo rod. It is classed as a 4 but my 4 wt line I had wouldn't cast. I tried a heavy 5 wt and I could tell it was too much for the rod. I bought some real silk in 5 wt what a waste of money. Cortland suggested 444 Sylk and I bought a 5wt. It works great. Very smooth.

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Reviewed by Tomy S.
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Orvis Battenkill rod

I ordered the line because of reviews of other bamboo fly rod fishers. I have not been able to fish with the line but yard casting the line made the rod come alive.

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Reviewed by chris m.
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Sylk

This is my third Sylk line. It's great and it's not just for Bamboo.

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Reviewed by Stephen R.
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Buttery smooth.

Very smooth and supple line. It doesn’t load well for long casts, but it’s discrete and stealthy. Which when paired with accurate casts makes more of an impact when needed vs long casting.

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