Scientific Anglers Sharkskin Fly Lines feature the latest in fly line design and innovation. Sharkskin lines have a micro-textured surface which provides superior shootability and flotation while at the same time reducing line flash and friction. Sharkskin lines sit higher on the water offering less drag and easier mending, rollcasting and line pick-up. Scientific Anglers Sharkskin Steelhead Taper Fly Lines feature a species specific taper, designed for large flies on big water. These lines excel in mending and medium to long range casting situations. Sharkskin Steelhead Taper Fly Lines feature a built-in streamlined loop for easy leader connections and Scientific Anglers AST Advanced Shooting Technology which helps line shoot farther, repel dirt and adds to the overall durability of the line.