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Barrio DT Sink Tip Fly Lines

Barrio DT Sink Tip Fly Lines

The new Barrio DT Sink Tip, a well balanced, sweet casting line that covers so many tactics on our rivers, lochs and stillwaters.

Featuring an 8-10ft slow intermediate sink tip and a buoyant DT floating belly, designed with presentation and line control very much in mind.

A superb line for traditional trout fishing tactics, our classic Mallard Double Taper profile makes for good line management, allowing you to mend and re-position the line on running water, helping to control the drift, swing and depth of your sub-surface flies.

Great for roll casting, smooth overhead loops, and for ease of retrieval in preparation for the next cast.

A line that is equally at home with today's Stillwater tactics, straight lining nymphs and buzzers, washing line methods, and biting in to a ripple.

..... and if you have just walked a few miles to your favourite hill loch and realised that your floating line is not in your back pack - don't worry, your day is not lost, you can turn this one round. Two lines in one!

Barrio DT Sink Tip Fly Line Profile

Line profile: individually customised, with each line size refined for presentation in that weight.

Front taper & tip: 8 - 10ft ( intermediate section with a sink rate of approx 1.5 - 2.0 IPS )

Belly: 70 - 74ft ( floating )

Rear taper & tip: 8 - 10ft ( floating )

Loops: braided loops or custom welded loops can be ordered in the accessories section.

Country of manufacture: Made in the UK.

Colour: Pale Cream, with a subtle pale grey sinking tip.

Price: £39.00

Price: includes worldwide shipping.

Price: does not include International import duties/taxes - please read SHIPPING.

Mike River Don and DT Mallard Fly Lines

DT Sink Tip Fly Line Weights

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

Mallard DT4ST fly line - target weight at 30 feet - 120 grains / 7.8 grams.

Mallard DT5ST fly line - target weight at 30 feet - 140 grains / 9.1 grams.

Mallard DT6ST fly line - target weight at 30 feet - 160 grains / 10.4 grams.

Mallard DT7ST fly line - target weight at 30 feet - 185 grains / 12.0 grams.

Mallard DT8ST fly line - target weight at 30 feet - 210 grains / 13.6 grams.

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Customer Reviews

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Customer Reviews : for our previous Mallard WF Sink Tip

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!