Full Sinking Type 3

Cortland's Full Sinking Type 3 features a slick coating that will sink at a rate of 3-4 inches per second. Great for subsurface tactics in lake and river applications. 

- Sink Rate 3-4 IPS
- Easy Casting 
- Front Welded Loop

WATER: Freshwater
LINE: Full Sinking
TAPER: Weight Forward
LENGTH: 90ft
CORE: Braided Nylon Multifilament    
SPECIES: Trout / Salmon / Steelhead / Carp / Bass / Pike / Panfish 

Size WF4S

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International deliveries can take up to 7 - 18 days.

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Full Sinking Type 3 Breakdown

The Classic Series Full Sinking Type 3 was designed for fishing streamers and stillwater patterns in the middle water column. This line features a type 3 sink rate of 3-4 inches per second and is constructed with a density compensated profile for both lake and river applications. A slow retrieve is ideal for deeper presentations, while weightless fly patterns can be used with fast retrieves in the upper water column. The most versatile sink rate for stillwater and river applications. 

Type 3 Level Sink : 3-4 IPS Sink Rate: Stillwater & Rivers : Front Welded Loop

Freshwater Full Sinking Weight Forward Braided Nylon Multifilament

WF 4 120 gr. 32 ft. 90 ft.
WF 5 140 gr. 32 ft. 90 ft.
WF 6 160 gr. 32 ft. 90 ft.
WF 7 185 gr. 32 ft. 90 ft.
WF 8 210 gr. 32 ft. 90 ft.


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Single Welded Loop

A front welded loop makes rigging, fast, easy, and reliable. Cortland loops are strong, secure, and durable.

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Cold Temperature

Ideal use in 30-50 degree (F) temperatures.

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Warm Temperature

Ideal use in 50 - 70 degree (F) temperatures.


Cleaning your fly line is very important especially when fishing saltwater. Simply pull line off your reel into a clean bucket or tub of freshwater. Put roughly 1oz or more of Cortland’s Line Cleaner solution onto a clean rag or towel. Firmly squeeze the towel with Pro Line Cleaner around the line and slowly pull line through the towel. You should be able to see dirt or discolored streaks on the towel when finished.

Learn more about Cortland's Fly Line Cleaner Lubricant & Pads.

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Slow Intermediate: 1 IPS (Inches Per Second) 
Medium Intermediate: 1.5 - 2 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Fast Intermediate: 2 - 3 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Type 3 Sink Rate: 3 - 4 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Type 4 Sink Rate: 4 - 5 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Type 5 Sink Rate: 5 - 6 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Type 6 Sink Rate: 6 - 7 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Type 7 Sink Rate: 7 - 8 IPS (Inches Per Second)
Type 9 Sink Rate: 9+ IPS (Inches Per Second)