Airflo Kelly Galloup Streamer ShovelheadA design by Kelly Galloup, the Shovelhead features an innovative double weight-forward design to help cast the burliest articulated flies while the fast-sink head gets you in the zone immediately. Your streamer should doing what it's supposed to do within the first five feet of touchdown or you’re not fishing at all!
- Taper: Powerful, huge fly taper
- Core: Power Core
- Range: WF7/8 – WF8/9
- Coating: Ridged
- Polyleader: Trout
Love Stillwater and the line
Used it on Galloups Echo rod, 7wt. Perfect
Love this series of lines, extremely effective at slinging big flies and getting them in the zone quick.
Airflo Floating Line Matrix shows how each Airflo single-hand floating fly line compares to one another in regards to taper and head length. Lines are color-coded by their coating hardness rating. Blue indicates an ultra-supple coating, purple indicates a standard coating, and red indicates a tropical coating.
Front taper affects the line’s ability to turn over and present a fly. On one end of the spectrum, you have lines with long front tapers and narrow/thin tip diameters. These lines are ideal for delicately presenting small flies and excel at dry fly fishing. These are the lines you want when surface crash will disturb your target fish in to spooking.
On the other end of the taper spectrum are lines with short, aggressive front tapers and thick tip diameters. These are your lines for turning over big flies, streamers, and heavy nymph/indic