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 (7) 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 (2) 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 (5) 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)
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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)
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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)
4.5 star review (2) 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)
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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)
5 star review (1)     £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)
5 star review (2)     £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)
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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)
      £79.99 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)
Guideline 4D Compact Tip Fly Line - Floating. Guideline 4D Compact tips are designed to work perfect together with our 4D Compact bodies. They will of course work with other shorter bodies of various weights and brands. All sinking versions have Dual Densities to ensure a straight and efficient sinking path. They have outstanding turnover when used together with the correct body and leader length.... (more)
      £29.99 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

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

Easy Casting All-Around Trout Line, with Low-Stretch ConnectCore Plus and SlickCast for 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)
  RRP £119.99 £107.99 Check stock Purchase Options

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

The Ultimate, All-Around Fly Line with Low-Stretch ConnectCore Plus and SlickCast for 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)
5 star review (1) RRP £119.99 £107.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 

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

Designed For Fast-Action Fly Rods, with Low-Stretch ConnectCore Plus and SlickCast for 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)
5 star review (1) RRP £119.99 £107.99 Check stock Purchase Options

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

Specfically Designed For Delicate Presentations Of Small Flies To Technical Feeders At Range With Ultra-Slick Performance.
Rio Technical Trout WF Premier 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 feeders a... (more)
  RRP £89.99 £79.99 Check stock Purchase Options

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

Specfically Designed For Delicate Presentations Of Small Flies To Technical Feeders At Range With Ultra-Slick Performance.
Rio Technical Trout DT Premier 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 feeders a... (more)
  RRP £89.99 £79.99 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 ConnectCore Plus and SlickCast , for 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)
  RRP £119.99 £107.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Mainstream Trout WF Floating Fly Line - Lemon Green

Targeted To The Overall Needs Of The Average Fly Fisher
Rio Mainstream Trout WF Floating Fly Line. RIO’s Mainstream series of 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.... (more)
  RRP £39.99 £36.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Mainstream Trout DT Floating Fly Line - Lemon Green

Targeted To The Overall Needs Of The Average Fly Fisher
Rio Mainstream Trout DT Floating Fly Line. RIO’s Mainstream series of 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.... (more)
  RRP £39.99 £36.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 

Rio Mainstream Trout Sink Tip Fly Line - Lemon Green/Brown

Targeted To The Overall Needs Of The Average Fly Fisher
Rio Mainstream Trout Sink Tip Fly Line. RIO’s Mainstream series of 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.... (more)
  RRP £39.99 £36.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Mainstream Trout Intermediate Fly Line - Clear

Targeted To The Overall Needs Of The Average Fly Fisher
Rio Mainstream Trout Intermediate Fly Line. RIO’s Mainstream series of 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.... (more)
  RRP £39.99 £36.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Mainstream Trout Type 3 Sinking Fly Line - Brown

Targeted To The Overall Needs Of The Average Fly Fisher
Rio Mainstream Trout Type 3 Sinking Fly Line. RIO’s Mainstream series of 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.... (more)
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Rio Mainstream Trout Type 6 Sinking Fly Line - Black

Targeted To The Overall Needs Of The Average Fly Fisher
Rio Mainstream Trout Type 6 Sinking Fly Line. RIO’s Mainstream series of 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.... (more)
  RRP £39.99 £36.99 Check 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 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 From £59.00 Check stock Purchase Options
 

Rio Gold Premier Fly Line - Melon/Gray Dun

The Ultimate, All-Around Fly Line With Ultra-Slick Performance.
Rio Gold Premier Fly Line. Improved for 2020!! The RIO Gold has been the go-to trout line around the world for many years, and for a multitude of fly fishers. The line has a long head and back taper that give casters total line control and stability at range - whether casting or mending. The unique profile is designed to load a fly rod at close range, and has a front taper that delivers perfect presentation of flies between sizes #22 and #2.... (more)
  RRP £89.99 £79.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Gold Premier Fly Line - Moss/Gold

The Ultimate, All-Around Fly Line With Ultra-Slick Performance.
Rio Gold Premier Fly Line. Improved for 2020!! The RIO Gold has been the go-to trout line around the world for many years, and for a multitude of fly fishers. The line has a long head and back taper that give casters total line control and stability at range - whether casting or mending. The unique profile is designed to load a fly rod at close range, and has a front taper that delivers perfect presentation of flies between sizes #22 and #2.... (more)
  RRP £89.99 £79.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Grand Premier Fly Line - Pale Green/Light Yellow

Designed For Fast-Action Fly Rods With Ultra-Slick Performance. Pale Green/Light Yellow Camo/Tan
Rio Grand Premier Fly Line. Improved for 2020!! 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. Built with a short head that is easy to cast, this line is also an excellent choice for novice casters who need a little more "feel" when casting.... (more)
  RRP £89.99 £79.99 Check stock Purchase Options
 

Rio Premier Creek Floating Fly Line - Green/Yellow

Designed for anglers fishing small creeks and streams with a taper design that loads at close range, with ultra-slick performance
Rio Premier Creek Floating Fly Line. RIO’s Creek line has been designed for anglers that fish small creeks and streams. The line loads at close range, allowing anglers to make short casts of 10 to 15 feet with ease, yet has enough body and head length for those occasions when a longer cast is needed. Each line is built on a supple coldwater core for tangle-free performance, and features SlickCast—the slickest, most durable coating on the market. In addition, the line features MaxFloat Tip Techno... (more)
  RRP £89.99 £79.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Premier Streamer Tip Fly Line - Float/2ips - Clear/Yellow/Pale Green

The ultimate range of sink tip lines for throwing streamers, with ultra-slick performance
Rio Premier Streamer Tip Fly Line - Float/2ips. A series of fly lines with short, 10 ft sinking tips, specifically built for fly fishers that like to fish streamers out of a boat. A short, heavy head loads rods at close range, allowing anglers to make fast, one-shot casts. An aggressive, powerful front taper casts large conehead muddlers and bunny leech rigs with ease, while a welded loop on the front end allows anglers to change rigs quickly. Each line is built with SlickCast—the slickest, most... (more)
  RRP £99.99 £89.99 Check stock Purchase Options

Rio Premier Streamer Tip Fly Line - Float/6ips - Black/Yellow/Pale Green

The ultimate range of sink tip lines for throwing streamers, with ultra-slick performance
Rio Premier Streamer Tip Fly Line - Float/6ips. A series of fly lines with short, 10 ft sinking tips, specifically built for fly fishers that like to fish streamers out of a boat. A short, heavy head loads rods at close range, allowing anglers to make fast, one-shot casts. An aggressive, powerful front taper casts large conehead muddlers and bunny leech rigs with ease, while a welded loop on the front end allows anglers to change rigs quickly. Each line is built with SlickCast—the slickest, most... (more)
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Rio Perception Premier Fly Line - Green/Camo

Easy Casting All-Around Trout Line With Ultra-Slick Performance.
Rio Perception Premier Fly Line. The 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)
  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. (1 metre clear intermediate tip that sinks about 1.5 inches per second). Rio Midge Tip Fly Line. One of the top fish-catching fly lines in the world and frequent winner of national and international competitions.
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 (5) 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 intermediate tip that sinks about 1.5 inches per second) 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)
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Rio InTouch Sub-Surface Camolux Fly Line - Intermediate - Clear/Camo

A Stealthy, Clear-Camo Colored Intermediate Sinking Line With Ultra-Low Stretch Core
Rio InTouch Sub-Surface Camolux Fly Line - Intermediate. RIO’s InTouch Camolux line is an intermediate sinking line that sinks about 1.5 to 2 ips. The line is built with a unique clear-camo coloration that is extremely effective when targeting wary fish in clear water, and is deadly efficient for fishing between 2ft and 6ft depth in lakes. Each line is built on an ultra-low stretch core for incredible sensitivity to the take and lightning-fast hook sets, and features a short "hang marker" thirte... (more)
  RRP £89.99 £79.99 Check stock Purchase Options

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

The Ultimate UK 'BUNG' fishing line - RIO’S INTOUCH STILLWATER FLOATER is the perfect all-around floating line for the lake angler. 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.
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)
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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)
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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)
5 star review (2) RRP £99.99 £69.00 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)
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Rio InTouch Short Head Spey Fly Line. The InTouch Short Head Spey line from RIO is a very easy casting, traditional style Spey line with a short head that is ideal for Spey casters moving up from easier casting Scandi and Skagit heads.... (more)
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