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Add Dacron Backing to My Reel

Add Dacron Backing to My Reel
Add Dacron Backing to My Reel

Braided Dacron Backing

PLEASE NOTE: This listing is designed to add backing to the reel or spool that you are purchasing at the same time. This is not a listing to purchase bulk backing that we send to you. We do not have empty spools to load this onto for separate purchase. We offer single-use backing that can be purchased in multiple yards for use at home. Which is separate from this listing. Thank You, Gorge Fly Shop Team

$0.10 Per Yard

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Product Details
Gorge Fly Shop will load your new reel or spool purchase with at your request. We use Premium RIO and S/A Dacron backing in 20lb or 30lb and several color choices. We also sell Hatch premium Braided PE backing as an alternative choice. You can compare it with the chart below or view the Backing Guide link above for more information about backing.
 
Looking for maximum amount of backing but don't want an over-stuff your reel? Consider Hatch backing!

Hatch size comparison to Dacron backing. (note: These are general sizes for Dacron..Sizes do vary between manufacturers)













Note: How much do I need? Consider these facts...
Reel manufacturers generally give you maximum specifications of backing capacity and in many cases these numbers are over-inflated...Just like gas mileage figures on new cars...to look more attractive they are generally the absolute maximum they can be...You'll likely experience less than these figures. So before you request the maximum specification of backing yards please ask yourself this; How much do I really need for the intended purpose of the reel I am purchasing? Personally I find that over-stuffed reels are an aggravation on the water and takes away from the pleasure I wish to pursue. 

Learn more about backing in Backing Guide: An in-depth look

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"Solid"

on 7/9/2020 3:35:09 PM

Review: Great backing. It does a fantastic job joining my line to my reel. A++++

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"Dacron Backing"

on 6/5/2020 10:06:42 PM

Review: Great price, product, and customer service.

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"excellent customer service and advice"

on 7/3/2018 3:31:45 PM

Review: I have to start by saying about the excellent customer service and advice I received from the GFS team, this was out of this world & hence and I will definitely purchase again from the GFS. Thanks very much for placing the backing on my new reel.

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"Gorge fly shop products"

on 3/25/2018 6:02:01 AM

Review: When I buy larger items like rods and reels this is the place to shop. Great prices and new name brand items. They always arrive in about 3 business days. on my last order they even put the backing and line on my new Sage reel. Perfect . Now all I have to do is go fishing.

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"Gorge Fly Shop Service"

on 11/11/2017 9:48:54 AM

Review: The Gorge Fly Shop sells only top quality products. So this review is not the products as much as the service. When I call them to tell them what I am trying to do especially with a fly rod, they match me up with exactly what I need for what I am trying to do. This time it was Gabe that helped me but the whole shop is able to do this.They have great product knowledge and if they don't have all the knowledge on a product they say so and research it. They have turned an ok fly rod to the greatest ... More details

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Gorge Fly Shop, Inc - 3200 Lower Mill Dr., Hood River, OR 97031, US