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Barrio Sink Tip Fly Lines

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The Barrio Sink Tip line is a useful addition to all your river, loch and stillwater fishing.

A pale yellow line with a 10 ft olive coloured sink tip section of approx 1.5 to 2.0 IPS, this is a great line for keeping your flies under control in that all important sub-surface taking zone.

These well balanced fly lines are based on our tried and tested Mallard tapers and very enjoyable to cast.

Barrio Sink Tip fly lines are available in WF3ST to WF8ST.

Country of manufacture: Made in the UK.

Barrio Sink Tip Fly Lines

Please note that our fly line profile diagrams do not include any information regarding compound tapers ( multiple tapers within a taper ) that we may have included within the profile and that the dimensions may vary for each individual line weight.

Barrio Mallard Sink Tip Fly Line Profile

Sink Tip Fly Line Weights

We do our best to target the internationally recognised line weight standards to help you to match a fly line to your rod.

Sink Tip WF3ST fly line - target weight at 30 feet - 100 grains / 6.5 grams.

Sink Tip WF4ST fly line - target weight at 30 feet - 120 grains / 7.8 grams.

Sink Tip WF5ST fly line - target weight at 30 feet - 140 grains / 9.1 grams.

Sink Tip WF6ST fly line - target weight at 30 feet - 160 grains / 10.4 grams.

Sink Tip WF7ST fly line - target weight at 30 feet - 185 grains / 12.0 grams.

Sink Tip WF8ST fly line - target weight at 30 feet - 210 grains / 13.6 grams.

Customer Reviews

Name: Terry Coging
Country: Stafford, UK
Subject: Sink Tip Fly Lines

My faith in sink tip lines is restored! I tried sink tip lines from reputable makers over a few decades and have always been disappointed with the poor presentation - the sink tip 'slap' as they used to call it.

Being a devotee of the Mallard floating line I thought I'd give the sink tip another try. I was pleasantly surprised to find that the presentation with Mike's s/t line is superb. No 'slap' and the tip turns over just as nicely as the Mallard floater.

I used the #5 s/t last week on a medium sized river where conditions dictated an across and down approach. Casting and mending was a delight and a few grayling and trout found the gold head nymph point and Black Pennell dropper to their liking. Looking forwards to a bit of still water nymphing with this great line. Thank you Mike.

Name: Kent Bergstrom
Country: Sweden
Subject: Sink Tip Fly Lines

I am very pleased with the Sink Tip line, it is comfortable to cast and has no 'slap' at all, I use the line for stillwater using nymphs or small streamers with a #4 rod, and the sink rate is perfect for my kind of fishing.

.... and I think this is the only sink tip line on the market with a slow sink rate in #4, thanks for making this line in #4 Mike.

Name: JC
Country: Scotland
Subject: Sink Tip Fly Lines

Superb line, casts straight with no memory and an easily controlled sink rate.

Have used Barrio lines for a few seasons now and would highly recommend. Excellent value, very fast delivery and at no additional cost!

Name: David J. Smith
Country: Devon, England
Subject: General Feedback

My first order was placed on the 21st of October in the afternoon and received the next morning.

First class mail, first class service. Thank you!

Name: David Thomson
Country: Scotland
Subject: Sink Tip Fly Lines

Excellent line, very little line memory, casts easily with good loop turnover and gets down to the area where fish are likely to be in early season.

My third great Barrio line and I'll not be buying from any other supplier.

Thanks Mike.
PS: Enjoying the great little fly box, a lovely tactile wooden creation.

Name: Graeme T
Country: UK
Subject: Sink Tip Fly Lines

Very fast, good clear messaging, excellent service. Bought a 7 wt sink tip to use on a 10ft 6 wt rod for seatrout fishing.....tried it last night, handles beautifully, fast easy loading and no messy water slapping, ideal.

I look forward to catching a seatrout on it when they get round to playing the game!