Fly Line & Backing

Uttings stock a great range of fly lines and backing from top brands such as Fulling Mill, Orvis and Snowbee perfect for a variety of fly fishing activities such as trout fishing, stillwater fishing and freshwater fishing.

Our selection of fly line and backing includes floating fly line, sinking fly line, trout fly line and more.

Browse our range of fly line and backing today and find the perfect line for you. Buy now for next day delivery!

 
 
Cortland 444 Classic Peach Floating Fly Line - 30yds. One of the all-time classics, the Cortland 444 “peach” line has set a standard for durability and all-round performance for over 50 years. It’s still one of the easiest handling lines on the market today, as well as one of the most supple in the coldest water.... (more)
5 star review (5) RRP £54.99 £49.99 Check stock Purchase Options
Cortland 444 Classic Blue Intermediate Fly Line - 30yds. With a precise specific gravity of 1.06g/cc, this neutral density line is only slightly heavier than water and it sinks every so slowly. Originally designed for fishing swimming nymphs and emergers over shallow, submerged weed beds this line is also useful for a wide range of other applications.... (more)
5 star review (1) RRP £54.99 £49.99 Check stock Purchase Options
Cortland 444 Classic Clear Camo Intermediate Fly Line - 30yds. The 444 Clear Camo is made with a supple, cystal clear intermdiate coating over a subtly mottled monofilament core that we extrude and dye with earth-tone tints right here in Cortland, New York. The result is one of the most popular and effective clear intermediate fly lines for stillwater angling in the world.... (more)
5 star review (4) RRP £54.99 £49.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 
Cortland Classic 444 Sylk Fly Line - 30yds. For some anglers, there's no replacement for the unique feel of a bamboo rod. The 444 Classic Sylk is the first modern line designed specifically for fine bamboo rods by replicating the diameter, long gradual taper, supple feel and natural color of oiled silk. Its gentle casting qualities have obvious advantages in low-water situations as well.... (more)
5 star review (2) RRP £54.99 £49.99 Check stock Purchase Options
Cortland 444 Classic Clear Spring Fly Line - 30yds. 444 Classic Spring Creek Fly Line - 30yds. The extra-long, supple tip of the 444 Classic Spring Creek lands delicately, yet transfers energy so efficently it turns over the longest, finest leader with authority and control.... (more)
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Cortland 444 Classic Type 6 Sinker Fly Line - 30yds. The 444 Classic Sinking fly lines offer a premium-performance, slick shooting, durable, full-sinking line at an agreeable price. Features a sink rate of 6.25IPS and comes with a welded front loop for extra convenience when chasing leaders.... (more)
  RRP £54.99 £49.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 
Cortland Precision SL Big Fly - 2' Dyna Tip Floating Fly Line. Just as some fish are bigger than others, some flies are bigger too. And when it gets right down to it, sending one of those big fuzzy flies sailing across the sky is half the fun.... (more)
  RRP £69.99 £62.99 Check stock Purchase Options
Cortland 444 Type 2 Camo Ghost Tip Fly Line - 30yds. Designed by top American nymphing expert Denny Rickards the Cortland 444 Clear Camo Ghost Tip. The olive green floating section is combined with a 7' Clear Camo tip to make it the most spook-free line in the business.... (more)
5 star review (1) RRP £69.99 £62.99 Check stock Purchase Options
Cortland Precision Trout Boss Dyna-Tip HTX Floating Fly Line. The Trout Boss just got more boss with a complex new taper, thinner core and our new proprietary heat-tempered surface treatment (HTx). Built a full-size heavy, the 46.5’ head design helps load fast action rods and increase line speed. A thinner core gives the line a smaller diameter-to-mass ratio without skewing its specific gravity or killing energy transfer.... (more)
4 star review (1) RRP £69.99 £62.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 
Cortland Ghost Tip 15 Fly Line - 90ft. A clear, 15ft intermediate tip line that’s ideal for fishing lake depths from 5 to 15 feet.... (more)
      £69.99 Check stock Purchase Options
Cortland Ghost Tip 5 Fly Line - 90ft. A clear, 5ft intermediate tip line that’s ideal for fishing lake depths from the surface film to 5 feet or for nymphing in rivers and streams.... (more)
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Cortland 444 SL Classic Fly Line - 105ft. The original fast-shooting distance line and the first choice of expert fly anglers for over 30 years.... (more)
      £54.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 
Cortland Fly Line Cleaner Pads - 5 Pack. The pre-soaked pads allow anglers to clean and dress their line in one application. Perfectly sized for the wade angler.... (more)
      £4.49 In stock Purchase Options
Cortland Micron Backing - 100yd - Yellow - 20lb. Cortland Micron is the standard by which all fly line backing has been judged for more than 50 years. World famous for its tight, round braid, smooth low-friction finish and stretch-resistant performance, Micron is manufactured from premium Dacron fibers. Unlike looser, flat braids, Micron comes with zero twist, is virtually tangle-free and knots perfectly every time. Ask any fly angler who sees their backing more than most, and they’ll tell you t... (more)
      £10.99 In stock Purchase Options
Cortland 444 Classic Series Fly Line - Sink Tip Type 3 - 90ft. Cortland’s 444 Classic Sink Tip line features a 10-foot fast-sinking tip for fishing streamers, nymphs and other subsurface flies in deeper water and faster currents.... (more)
      £54.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 
Greys GRXi Sinking Fly Line. The GRXi Fly Line range is a versatile, all purpose range designed to excel in most conditions. As you’d expect with anything from the GRXi stable, these fly lines offer exceptional quality, yet retain realistic price levels. These lines will be big favourites for years to come.... (more)
4 star review (1) RRP £24.99 From £12.00 Check stock Purchase Options

Guideline 4-Cast Floating & Sink Tip Fly Line - Ivory Head/Faded Green

The longer, 15’ sinking tips make these lines more efficient and at the same time less prone to spooking fish because they put the floating portion of the line further away.
4CAST Floating & SinkTip combining the easy-loading profile of the 4CAST with the popular POWER TAPER F/S shooting head concept adds a new dimension to fishing. Choose between Sink1, Sink3 and Sink5 tips for a perfect match to the conditions. The longer, 15’ sinking tips make these lines more efficient and at the same time less prone to spooking fish because they put the floating portion of the line further away. A carefully developed front taper eliminates hinging and makes casting a joy. St... (more)
  RRP £80.74 £59.00 Check stock Purchase Options

Guideline Fario Tactical Fly Line - Light Green/Grey

Designed for smaller rivers or lakes, where presentation and accuracy is more important than distance casting. A favourite for spey casting and fishing in tight spots.
Guideline Fario Tactical Fly Line. Fario Tactical is designed for smaller rivers or lakes, where presentation and accuracy is more important than distance casting. This line is a favourite for spey casting and fishing in tight spots.... (more)
      £79.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 
Loon Scandinavian Fly Line Cleaner. Designed for fly fishermen in Scandinavia, Scandinavian Fly Line Cleaner is the ultimate in fly line cleaning and dressing. Simply add a few drops to Loon's Line Cleaning Tool, apply to line and watch casting distance increase. Not intended for sinking lines.... (more)
      £8.99 In stock Purchase Options
Loon Line Cleaning Tool. Sheepskin and hardwood hinged together to create the perfect line cleaning tool. Use with Linespeed, Streamline or Scandinavian line cleaner.... (more)
      £8.99 In stock Purchase Options
Loon Line Up Kit. Simple line cleaning kit including Line Cleaning Tool and Line Speed.... (more)
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Orvis Hydros HD Bonefish Floating Fly Line. The elite option for bonefish anglers seeking a textured fly line. Innovative microtexture "divots" similar to those on a golf ball offer better casting, enhanced distance, lower memory, easier pickup, and enhanced durability.... (more)
4 star review (1) RRP £79.00 From £25.00 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Technical Trout Elite SlickCast Fly Line - Sky Blue/Peach/Grey

Specfically Designed For Delicate Presentations Of Small Flies To Technical Feeders At Range, With Low-Stretch, Ultra-Slick Performance.
Rio Technical Trout Elite Fly Line. Rio Technical Trout Elite Fly Line. RIO’s Elite Technical Trout line features a long, fine front taper for the lightest of presentations and delicacy and is the ideal choice of line when fishing dry flies, nymphs, soft hackles and emergers to tricky eaters at distance. The line has a long head and back taper to increase loop control when carrying long lengths, and for making precise casts to rising fish, while the weight distribution makes it easy to turn over... (more)
      £119.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Perception Elite SlickCast Fly Line - Green/Camo/Grey

Easy Casting All-Around Trout Line, With Low- Stretch, Ultra-Slick Performance.
Rio Perception Elite Fly Line. The Elite RIO Perception is an easy casting, general purpose fly line that casts nymphs, dry flies, streamers and soft hackles with ease. The short head makes this a particularly good line on smaller rivers and lakes when long distance line control is not necessary.... (more)
      £119.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 

Rio Gold Elite SlickCast Fly Line - Moss/Gold/Grey

The Ultimate, All-Around Fly Line With Low-Stretch, Ultra-Slick Performance.
Rio Gold Elite Fly Line. The Elite RIO Gold has a taper design that gives incredible loop stability at distance and a front taper that delivers perfect presentation of flies between sizes #2 and #22. With a long head and back taper this line is an excellent all around fly line on rivers and lakes when long casts and complete line control are required.... (more)
      £119.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Grand Elite SlickCast Fly Line - Pale Green/Lt. Yellow/Gray

Designed For Fast-Action Fly Rods, With Low Stretch, Ultra-Slick Performance.
Rio Grand Elite Fly Line. The Elite RIO Grand is a full line size heavier than the industry standard, and features more weight distributed towards the front of the line to easily load faster action fly rods, and is an excellent line choice for novice casters who need a little more "feel" when casting.... (more)

Rio InTouch Stillwater Floating Fly Line (with ultra-low stretch ConnectCore) - Green/Yellow

RIO’S INTOUCH STILLWATER FLOATER is the perfect all-around floating line for the lake angler. The line is designed to easily cast long leaders and multi-fly set ups, as well as to turnover indicators rigs. The ultra-low stretch ConnectCore provides incredible levels of sensitivity for enhanced detection of subtle takes, faster reaction time when setting the hook and more control when playing a fish. Whether fishing from a boat or the shore, this line will get the job done.
Rio InTouch Stillwater Floating Fly Line. RIO’S INTOUCH STILLWATER FLOATER is the perfect all-around floating line for the lake angler. The line is designed to easily cast long leaders and multi-fly set ups, as well as to turnover indicators rigs. The ultra-low stretch ConnectCore provides incredible levels of sensitivity for enhanced detection of subtle takes, faster reaction time when setting the hook and more control when playing a fish. Whether fishing from a boat or the shore, this line wil... (more)
  RRP £99.99 £89.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 

Rio InTouch Technical Trout Fly Line (with ultra-low stretch ConnectCore) - Sky Blue/Peach/Ivory

RIO’S INTOUCH TECHNICAL TROUT line features a long, fine front taper for the lightest of presentations and delicacy and is the ideal choice of line when fishing dry flies, nymphs, soft hackles and emergers to tricky eaters at distance. The line has a long head and back taper to increase loop control when carrying long lengths, and for making precise casts to rising fish, while the weight distribution makes it easy to turn over long leaders for technical feeders at range.
Rio InTouch Technical Trout Fly Line. RIO’S INTOUCH TECHNICAL TROUT line features a long, fine front taper for the lightest of presentations and delicacy and is the ideal choice of line when fishing dry flies, nymphs, soft hackles and emergers to tricky eaters at distance. The line has a long head and back taper to increase loop control when carrying long lengths, and for making precise casts to rising fish, while the weight distribution makes it easy to turn over long leaders for technical feed... (more)
  RRP £99.99 £89.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Technical Trout WF Floating Fly Line - Sky Blue/Peach

RIO’S TECHNICAL TROUT line features a long, fine front taper for the lightest of presentations and delicacy and is the ideal choice of line when fishing dry flies, nymphs, soft hackles and emergers to tricky eaters at distance. The line has a long head and back taper to increase loop control when carrying long lengths, and for making precise casts to rising fish, while the weight distribution makes it easy to turn over long leaders for technical feeders at range.
Rio Technical Trout WF Floating Fly Line. RIO’S TECHNICAL TROUT line features a long, fine front taper for the lightest of presentations and delicacy and is the ideal choice of line when fishing dry flies, nymphs, soft hackles and emergers to tricky eaters at distance. The line has a long head and back taper to increase loop control when carrying long lengths, and for making precise casts to rising fish, while the weight distribution makes it easy to turn over long leaders for technical... (more)
  RRP £74.99 £59.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Technical Trout DT Floating Fly Line - Sky Blue/Peach

RIO’S TECHNICAL TROUT line features a long, fine front taper for the lightest of presentations and delicacy and is the ideal choice of line when fishing dry flies, nymphs, soft hackles and emergers to tricky eaters at distance. The line has a long head and back taper to increase loop control when carrying long lengths, and for making precise casts to rising fish, while the weight distribution makes it easy to turn over long leaders for technical feeders at range.
Rio Technical Trout DT Floating Fly Line. RIO’S TECHNICAL TROUT line features a long, fine front taper for the lightest of presentations and delicacy and is the ideal choice of line when fishing dry flies, nymphs, soft hackles and emergers to tricky eaters at distance. The line has a long head and back taper to increase loop control when carrying long lengths, and for making precise casts to rising fish, while the weight distribution makes it easy to turn over long leaders for technical... (more)
  RRP £74.99 £67.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 

Rio InTouch Perception Floating Fly Line (with ultra-low stretch ConnectCore) - Camo/Tan/Grey

RIOs great all-rounder. A good choice for fast rods and owing to a short head length makes it easy to cast for beginners and very useful in confined spaces. Amazingly stable in the air and with its short front taper will turn over a wide range of fly sizes.
RIOs great all-rounder. A good choice for fast rods and owing to a short head length makes it easy to cast for beginners and very useful in confined spaces. Amazingly stable in the air and with its short front taper will turn over a wide range of fly sizes.... (more)
  RRP £99.99 £75.00 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio InTouch Perception Floating Fly Line (with ultra-low stretch ConnectCore) - Green/Camo/Tan

RIOs great all-rounder. A good choice for fast rods and owing to a short head length makes it easy to cast for beginners and very useful in confined spaces. Amazingly stable in the air and with its short front taper will turn over a wide range of fly sizes.
RIOs great all-rounder. A good choice for fast rods and owing to a short head length makes it easy to cast for beginners and very useful in confined spaces. Amazingly stable in the air and with its short front taper will turn over a wide range of fly sizes. Connect core.. low stretch core ( 6 % stretch) Advantages being.. longer lengths of line can be lifted of the water, increased bite detection, increased control during casting.... (more)
  RRP £84.99 £75.00 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio InTouch Gold Floating Fly Line (with ultra-low stretch ConnectCore) - Moss / Gray / Gold

Extremely versatile line capable of presenting big flies and small flies, popular with Stillwater and river anglers. . Having a relatively long head length ( 48ft in 7#) and with incredible loop stability, anglers that can carry and control longer lengths of line in the air will see definite benefits of greater distance and accuracy in the cast . The most popular RIO single handed line in Britain.
Extremely versatile line capable of presenting big flies and small flies, popular with Stillwater and river anglers. . Having a relatively long head length ( 48ft in 7#) and with incredible loop stability, anglers that can carry and control longer lengths of line in the air will see definite benefits of greater distance and accuracy in the cast . The most popular RIO single handed line in Britain. Connect core.. low stretch core ( 6 % stretch) Advantages being.. longer lengths of line c... (more)
3 star review (1) RRP £99.99 £89.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 

Rio InTouch Grand Floating Fly Line (with ultra-low stretch ConnectCore) - Green/Grey/Yellow

A line size heavier than standard AFTM making it ideal for loading faster actioned rods. Being quite short in the head (40ft in 7#) it makes it a good choice of line when casting room can be limited.
A line size heavier than standard AFTM making it ideal for loading faster actioned rods. Being quite short in the head (40ft in 7#) it makes it a good choice of line when casting room can be limited. Connect core.. low stretch core ( 6 % stretch) Advantages being.. longer lengths of line can be lifted of the water, increased bite detection, increased control during casting.... (more)
  RRP £99.99 £89.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Trout LT MaxCast Fly Line - Camo / Beige

The ultimate line for dry flies, emergers and subtle presentations. The Trout LT (Light Touch) line features a long, fine front taper for the lightest of presentations.
Rio Trout LT MaxCast Fly Line. The ultimate line for dry flies, emergers and subtle presentations. The Trout LT (Light Touch) line features a long, fine front taper for the lightest of presentations.... (more)
  RRP £69.99 £62.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio InTouch Trout LT Floating Fly Line (with ultra-low stretch ConnectCore) - Beige / Grey / Sage

The InTouch Trout LT (Light Touch) WF line is available in both double taper, and weight forward profiles, and features a long, fine front taper for the lightest of presentations and perfect roll casts.
Rio In Touch Trout LT Floating Fly Line. The InTouch Trout LT (Light Touch) WF line is available in both double taper, and weight forward profiles, and features a long, fine front taper for the lightest of presentations and perfect roll casts. The ultra-low stretch ConnectCore provides groundbreaking levels of sensitivity for intuitively better cast timing, easier line lift and sharp, precise mends.... (more)
5 star review (1) RRP £89.99 £69.00 Check stock Purchase Options
 

Rio Gold MaxCast Fly Line - Moss/Gold

Extremely versatile line capable of presenting big flies and small flies, popular with Stillwater and river anglers. . Having a relatively long head length ( 48ft in 7#) and with incredible loop stability, anglers that can carry and control longer lengths of line in the air will see definite benefits of greater distance and accuracy in the cast . The most popular RIO single handed line in Britain.
Rio Gold MaxCast Fly Line. The RIO Gold has a special taper design that gives incredible loop stability at distance, a unique profile that allows a rod to load at close range and a front taper that delivers perfect presentation of flies between sizes #22 and #2. The RIO Gold is the ultimate all round, floating line for the trout fly fisher.... (more)
5 star review (2) RRP £74.99 £59.00 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Grand Maxcast Fly Line - Pale Green / Light Yellow

A line size heavier than standard AFTM making it ideal for loading faster actioned rods. Being quite short in the head (40ft in 7#) it makes it a good choice of line when casting room can be limited.
Rio Grand Maxcast Fly Line. Designed for the modern, fast-action fly rod. The Rio Grand is a full line size heavier than the industry standard, and features more weight distributed towards the front of the line to easily load faster action fly rods.... (more)
5 star review (2) RRP £74.99 £59.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Speciality Series LightLine WF Fly Line - Brown/Ivy

RIO’s LightLine has been designed to load slower, more traditional action fly rods such as bamboo, glass and the more “Classic” flexing graphite rods. Built to precisely match the industry line standards, this line will not overload such rods – even at longer range.
Rio Speciality Series LightLine WF Fly Line. RIO’s LightLine has been designed to load slower, more traditional action fly rods such as bamboo, glass and the more “Classic” flexing graphite rods. Built to precisely match the industry line standards, this line will not overload such rods – even at longer range.... (more)
  RRP £74.99 £67.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 

Rio InTouch Midge Tip Long Fly Line (with ultra-low stretch ConnectCore) - Camo Tip/Melon

A longer version to the Midge Tip (2metres long clear camo tip) and with the benefits of connect core giving this line amazing bite detection properties.
Rio InTouch Midge Tip Long Fly Line. The InTouch MidgeTip Long is a floating line with a 6ft long, clear intermediate tip that sinks about 1.5 inches per second, made in a clear-camo coloration for the utmost in stealth. This line is deadly effective on windy days and when fishing in shallow bays, close to lake shores and over the top of weed beds, and perfect for fishing nymphs, emergers and chironomids (buzzers) in the top 24 inches of the water column.... (more)
  RRP £89.99 £79.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Midge Tip Fly Line - Clear Tip / Yellow

The original and best go to midge line.
Rio Midge Tip Fly Line. One of the top fish-catching fly lines in the world and frequent winner of national and international competitions.... (more)
5 star review (3) RRP £74.99 £67.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Euro Nymph - Orange/Sage/Olive

The Perfect Line for Czech, Polish, and French style Nymphing. The Euro Nymph Line was designed by Steve Parrott to satisfy the need for a one size fits all European style Nymphing line that is competition legal.
Rio Euro Nymph. The Perfect Line for Czech, Polish, and French style Nymphing.... (more)
1 star review (1) RRP £54.99 £48.99 In stock Purchase Options
 

Rio Mainstream Bass/Pike Floating Fly Line - Yellow

RIO’s Mainstream bass fly lines have been developed to meet the overall needs of the average and novice fly fisher, and are designed to optimize rod performance with slightly heavier and shorter head lengths.
Rio Mainstream Bass/Pike Floating Fly Line. RIO’s Mainstream bass fly lines have been developed to meet the overall needs of the average and novice fly fisher, and are designed to optimize rod performance with slightly heavier and shorter head lengths. Every Mainstream line undergoes the same rigorous production processes and quality control standards as all RIO fly lines, and is made in RIO’s Idaho manufacturing facility. Each bass line is built with a warm water coating over a supple memory-fr... (more)
  RRP £39.99 £35.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Fathom 3 Sinking Fly Line - Black/Blue

RIO’S FATHOM LINES are a series of sinking lines designed specifically for the lake angler. Each line has a short, quick-loading head for minimizing the number of false casts, and for quick, easy distance, and a color contrast between the head and the running line to easily show the line’s loading point.
Rio Fathom 3 Sinking Fly Line. RIO’S FATHOM LINES are a series of sinking lines designed specifically for the lake angler. Each line has a short, quick-loading head for minimizing the number of false casts, and for quick, easy distance, and a color contrast between the head and the running line to easily show the line’s loading point. In addition, each line is built with a Hang Marker that shows anglers when to stop stripping, and when to fish the “hang”, and features RIO’s “Density Compensation... (more)
  RRP £74.99 £67.99 Check stock Purchase Options
Rio Fathom 5 Sinking Fly Line. RIO’S FATHOM LINES are a series of sinking lines designed specifically for the lake angler. Each line has a short, quick-loading head for minimizing the number of false casts, and for quick, easy distance, and a color contrast between the head and the running line to easily show the line’s loading point. In addition, each line is built with a Hang Marker that shows anglers when to stop stripping, and when to fish the “hang”, and features RIO’s “Density Compensation... (more)
  RRP £74.99 £67.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 
Rio Fathom 6 Sinking Fly Line. RIO’S FATHOM LINES are a series of sinking lines designed specifically for the lake angler. Each line has a short, quick-loading head for minimizing the number of false casts, and for quick, easy distance, and a color contrast between the head and the running line to easily show the line’s loading point. In addition, each line is built with a Hang Marker that shows anglers when to stop stripping, and when to fish the “hang”, and features RIO’s “Density Compensation... (more)
  RRP £74.99 £67.99 Check stock Purchase Options
Rio Fathom 7 Sinking Fly Line. RIO’S FATHOM LINES are a series of sinking lines designed specifically for the lake angler. Each line has a short, quick-loading head for minimizing the number of false casts, and for quick, easy distance, and a color contrast between the head and the running line to easily show the line’s loading point. In addition, each line is built with a Hang Marker that shows anglers when to stop stripping, and when to fish the “hang”, and features RIO’s “Density Compensation... (more)
  RRP £74.99 £67.99 Check stock Purchase Options
Rio In Touch Single Handed Spey Line. The Single Handed Spey line has been designed to be a fantastic tool for anglers that prefer or need to perform roll and single-handed Spey casts.... (more)
5 star review (6) RRP £99.99 £89.99 Check stock Purchase Options