Hydros Clear Sink Tip Line

Spook less fish with our Hydros Clear Sink Tip Fly Line.


Add 10' to your leader. This completely clear 10' intermediate sink tip fly line will help solve many fresh and saltwater challenges. The slow-sinking tip helps get the fly down just below the surface for a stealthy presentation. Designed for variety of temperature and weather conditions. Floating head and rear taper allow line management and mending.

1. IS (Integrated Slickness) additive is integrated throughout the PVC layer to provide lubrication for maximum distance.
2. Orvis Line ID — Quickly and easily identify your line, no more guessing. All of our lines will be printed with the taper, weight, and functionality.
3. Enhanced Welded Loops — New sleek and durable welded loops make leader attachment quick and easy while holding up to repeated use. Helps to transfer energy more efficiently to the leader allowing better turnover.
4. Rear Loops — Saltwater lines have an enhanced rear loop as well for attaching to backing.
5. Core — Solid monofilament core produces crystal clear tip and all around performance.
6. Environmentally Responsible Packaging — Our new paper pulp spool, made from recycled cardboard and kraft paper, is 100% compostable and further enhances our commitment to protect our natural resources.
In sand/clear. 105'. Line weights 6-12. USA.


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 3.8 / 5 based on 8 reviews


6 of 8 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 4/5

    bought for salt - 11/19/2014
    By: from Florida

    I bought this line for my 10wt to use here in Florida during the winter. I can get down deep enough that I have caught blue's and Spanish with it. I have also used it on the dock lights where I have found the trout stay on the top of the water but the reds are down near the bottom. And I have caught quite a few redfish on it at night on underwater lights.

  • 5/5

    breizfly - 10/25/2014
    By: from FRANCE

    Very goood line to pike . Very easy cast with a big streamer With a short leader, it allows precise posed. See during the winter fishing, but hopeful.

  • 5/5

    Great! - 2/18/2014
    Top 250 Contributor

    Great line, works well. Would definitely get more.

  • 1/5

    Coils!!! - 11/28/2013
    By: from Ireland

    I bought this in a ten weight to tackle pike in Ireland - however the memory and stiffness of the line makes it a poor choice. Water temp was 10 degrees C, and air temp was something similar - yet the line was still way to stiff! The line is decribed as "Designed for variety of temperature and weather conditions" - clearly iys not designed for Irish winters!

  • 5/5

    Best Large Streamer Fly Line - 8/7/2013
    By: from Plymouth, MN

    I used this line for the first time on a trip to Manitoba to fish for giant Pike. I was using very large flies (12-18 inches long) and a Helios-2 10wt rod. This line worked great. It loaded the rod beautifully and made 60 ft casts easy all day long easy. It would sink if I let it sit still and would keep the fly on top of weeds if I kept it moving. I basically put the rest of my rods way once I started using this one. I just bought this line for two more of my streamer rods.

  • 3/5

    Passed first test - 7/21/2012
    By: from 6wt

    6wt Hydros clear sink tip passed a first test, streamering for river smallmouth in high summer. Cast well and handled well with water and air temperatures in 70s-80sF. The real test will come in late fall and spring, swinging flies and streamering for Great Lakes steelhead and resident trout with temperatures in 30s-50s. If the line remains supple, it will pass.

  • 2/5

    Hmmmm! - 5/31/2012
    By: from scotland
    Top 1000 Contributor

    I was quite excited at the thought of putting my new line on my brand new super fine rod and reel. The excitement soon turned to panic then sheer disappointment. Why? Well first of all I want to congratulate Orvis on the Eco packaging idea, I am all for the idea but I fear it cost me the £££'s I spent on the line. I started to load the line onto the reel when with out warning the packaging cardboard the line was wound onto popped open and resulted in the biggest birds nest ever! There was so many knots in the line that it took me an age to untangle, I have been left with 3 serious kinks in the line and had to render it unusable :( As I say I agree with Eco friendly packaging but it has to be fit for its intended purpose. Also noticed the clear tip of the line had black flecks running through it and was wondering if that's normal for a clear tip? First time I've seen the flecks on any clear tip.

  • 5/5

    Great line- very pleased - 5/23/2012
    By: from Virginia

    Great line, very pleased with the newly designed lines.

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