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Orvis Clearwater Fly Line · WF · 5 wt · Floating · Moss

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$49.00

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Matt Beam, Fly Fishing Expert
Joseph Smith, Fly Fishing Expert
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The Orvis Clearwater fly line is a good fly line with good casting ease on specific fly rods. This line is perfect for an angler who doesn’t want to break the bank but needs a fly line that will do what it’s intended to do. This line floats well and casts great on slower to medium-action fly rods. It is a cheaper fly line and won’t last forever. However, keeping this fly line clean will extend the life of it.

Ideal for
  • Great beginner fly line
  • Good backup fly line
  • All around freshwater use
Not ideal for
  • Limited durability
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The Orvis Clearwater Fly Line is a quality, budget oriented floating line designed for rod weights 3-9. It has a weight forward taper for general all-around conditions of freshwater fly fishing. It is a good choice for new to intermediate skilled fly fishers.

Key Features

  • Welded Loops – There is a welded loop on each end of the line making it easier and quicker to attach backing or leaders multiple times.
  • Braided Multifilament Core – The core of this line is designed for fishing cold to moderate water temperature.
  • Entry Level Line – This fly line is perfect for beginner anglers who are learning to cast and want to get the feel of fly fishing.
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4.96 average rating

ColorMoss
Fly line taperWeight forward
Line weight5 wt
Fly line typeFloating
Total length (ft)90
Head length (ft)40
Grain weight (gr)150
Line typeBraided
Water typeFreshwater
Fish speciesTrout
Fishing typeFly
SizeWF-5-F
Water temperatureCold

4.0/5
Matt Beam owns this product
The Orvis Clearwater fly line is a good fly line with good casting ease on specific fly rods. This line is perfect for an angler who doesn’t want to break the bank but needs a fly line that will do what it’s intended to do. This line floats well and casts great on slower to medium-action fly rods. It is... Read more
Ideal for
  • Great beginner fly line
  • Good backup fly line
  • All around freshwater use
Not ideal for
  • Limited durability
Reviewed by:
Matt Beam
Fly Fishing Expert
3.6/5
Joseph Smith owns this product
Entry-level fly fishing anglers searching for a floating trout line should consider the Orvis Clearwater fly line. The weight forward taper of the line makes casting this line easy so that novices can learn to feel the line load the fly rod. A welded loop at the front makes attaching leaders easy with a loop-to-loop connection.
Ideal for
  • The taper of this fly line is easy to cast.
  • This is a weight forward casting floating line.
  • This is a good entry level all purpose fly line.
Not ideal for
  • The finish on this fly line is not as good as higher quality lines.
Reviewed by:
Joseph Smith
Fly Fishing Expert

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Great fly line

Originally posted at www.orvis.com on Dec 17, 2023
Great line for all levels of fisherman. It has held up great in all elements.
Great Fly LineLocation: Dahlonega Georgia
I would recommend to a friend
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Exactly what I needed

Originally posted at www.orvis.com on Oct 31, 2023
Clearwater line is incredibly cost effective for good, floating line. It does everything I need it to do fishing small streams for brook trout or farm ponds for panfish.
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