Scientific Anglers is an industry leader, not only in fly-fishing tackle, but also in educational material for the beginning fly fisherman. In an effort to make things even easier for novices to enjoy fly fishing, SA has created the ultimate in educational tackle ¿-a complete outfit from leader to rod butt, all loaded and ready to cast.
For saltwater fly fishermen, both two- and four-piece 8-weight setups are available. The outfit contains a 9-foot graphite composite rod with a fighting butt and comes with a rigged Concept 258 disc-drag reel spooled with 75 yards of 20-pound backing, an Ultra 3 floating fly line and a 9-foot 2X leader. For storage, the system includes a cushioned rod-and-reel travel case that features a crushproof rod tube, heavy-duty zippers and a stitched-in carrying handle. The two-piece outfits retail for $179.95; the four-piece system carries a price of $199.95.
For more information, contact 3M Scientific Anglers, 3M Center, Building 223-4NE, St. Paul, MN 55144; 800-525-6290.