The Long Belly Distance was designed for complete distance versatility. The long head design allows for quick line pick up, roll casting and mending at long distances.
- True Line Size
- 60ft Head Length
- High Floating
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|Freshwater||Floating||Weight Forward||Braided Nylon Multifilament|
|LINE SIZE||GRAIN WEIGHT||HEAD LENGTH||TOTAL LENGTH|
|WF 4||120 gr.||60 ft.||100 ft.|
|WF 5||140 gr.||60 ft.||100 ft.|
|WF 6||160 gr.||60 ft.||100 ft.|
|WF 7||185 gr.||60 ft.||100 ft.|
|WF 8||210 gr.||60 ft.||100 ft.|
Long Belly Distance Breakdown
The Long Belly Distance's unique head design will allow you to cast further and cover more water.
The Long Belly Distance was developed for versatility and distance. The 28 ft. body paired with the 25 ft. rear taper allows you to hold more line in the air for precise loop control and accuracy. The 7 ft. front taper effortlessly turns over nymph rigs, dry flies and streamers. This line features our signature Shooting Technology for a slick, quick shooting finish. The head design lets you roll cast and mend at longer distances with ease.
This line is built in true line size so your rod never feels overloaded when casting maximum distance. The moss and white color change at 22 ft. helps the angler track and dial in distances. This line features dual welded loops for convenient rigging.
The unique head design is extremely versatile for various water types and fly methods. If you need a line that will cover water efficiently, look no further than the Long Belly Distance.
SPECIES: Trout / Grayling
Welded loops make rigging fast, easy and reliable. Cortland loops are strong, secure and durable.
ST coating delivers a reduced-friction performance with a glass-smooth finish and remains a key element in line slickness over its life span.
Ideal use in 30-50 degree (F) temperatures.
Ideal use in 50 - 70 degree (F) temperatures.
Long Belly Distance
Learn more details about the Long Belly Distance fly line.
Our Long Belly Distance fly line is built for cold water environments and will perform best in temperatures between 30 and 70 degrees (F).
The taper design for our Long Belly Distance fly line was built with an extended body and extended rear taper for carrying a lot of line in the air and achieving maximum distance. The 7' front taper effortlessly turns over nymph rigs, streamers and long leaders paired with dry flies.
The orange and white color change helps track casting distance and identify optimal pick up and shooting points. These colors are stealthy yet traceable in freshwater environments.
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.
This stuff shoots out SO dang FAR with EASE! It helped my accuracy and my shoulder personally thanked me. My new favorite line for 7’6” and longer rods! Get it, you’ll love it!
Cast wonderfully on my 8ft 4wt
We do a lot of small mouth fishing on very clear lakes. Distance is a big plus. Really like this line on my 6wt. The longer belly carries very well and shoots like a dream. 80’ + cast are a breeze. Other manufacturers have discontinued similar lines. I hope you don’t.
Cortland continues to make great fly lines in the USA. I fished my new 7 wt. long belly distance line yesterday and it was a pleasure to cast heavy streamers for hickory shad and smallmouth bass. I can't wait t use it next fall for steelhead.
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