OLD TO NEW FLY LINE CONVERSION

FORMER DT
FORMER WF
MODERN WF/DT
AVERAGE WT./ GRAINS
WEIGHT RANGE
IFI
IFG
3
100
94 - 106
HFH
HFG
4
120
114 - 126
HEH
HEG
5
140
134 - 146
HDH
HDG
6
160
152 - 168
HCH
HCF
7
185
177 - 193
GBG
GBF
8
210
202 - 218
GAG
GAF
9
240
230 - 250
G2AG
G2AF
10
280
270 - 290
G3AG
G3AF
11
330
318 - 342
G4AG
G4AF
12
380
368 - 392

The WEIGHT RANGE is the nominal weight of the front 30 feet of line. Use this weight to determine the weight of a shooting head.

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Copyright 1996 Wes Newman