The shooting head systems from NEXTCAST are becoming increasingly popular. Especially among ambitious salmon and steelhead anglers, a true hype has been ignited in recent years around the well though-out shooting heads. We have also learned to love the adapted, user-friendly tapers and let the terrific casting characteristics put a smile on our faces every time. In addition to the very popular two-handed shooting heads and the matching tips and running lines, the extensive collection also includes very successful lines for modern streamer fishing for trout. We especially like the fact that you can definitely find the right line for every casting style and water condition in the Nextcast range.
The TroutFinder is the little brother of the Zone shooting heads and is ideal for shooting head fishing for trout and co. in streams and rivers. Whether on the Trout Spey rod, the light Switch or your single-handed streamer rod, the Zone loads efficiently even with little backspace and transports heavy sink tips and weighty streamers effectively to the other bank. The length and taper of the tips allow for a clean turnover even with heavy T-tips. However, with longer polyleaders, more delicate presentations with small wet flies or soft hackle patterns are equally possible. Just as we are used to from NextCast, the TroutFinder heads are also offered in various sink rates. Together with the matching tips, the result is a perfectly graduated sink rate over the entire length, so that you always keep direct contact with the fly while fishing and the speed of the current is compensated. Similar also to the Zone lines, the line can be seen as a hybrid between scandi and skagit. The power and power transmission of a Skagit with the graceful presentation characteristics of a Scandi shooting head.
TroutFinder 2D lines are designed to function as a multi-tip system. Head + sink tip add up to the final casting weight. This interchangeable tip system provides maximum flexibility on the water and allows you to react quickly to different water conditions. In addition, the core of the system, the "body", comes in different sinking options. So you can pack the right shot head for any body of water, in any season, in any condition. Along with a few different sinking tips, you can react extremely quickly to any weather or water condition.
Note: This line should be combined with a tip for ideal performance. The final casting weight is therefore composed of body + tip.
- Compact one-handed switch and lightweight two-handed shooting head
- Hybrid between Scandi and Skagit
- Powerful taper for effective casts
- Can be used with all casting styles
- Interchangeable tip system: extremely versatile (tips sold separately)
- Multidensity: graduated sink rates for a more homogeneous sinking behavior
- Handles heavy T-tips (recommended up to T14)
- Available in many densities
- Easy handling
- Reliable, welded loops at both ends
- Line-ID: A unique label for quick and easy identification of the line - confusion impossible!
|250 grains (16,2 g)||4,57 m (15 ft.)|
|275 grains (17,8 g)||4,88 m (16 ft.)|
|300 grains (19,4 g)||5,18 m (17 ft.)|
|325 grains (21,1 g)||5,49 m (18 ft.)|
|350 grains (22,7 g)||5,79 m (19 ft.)|
|375 grains (24,3 g)||6,10 m (20 ft.)|
Our Test on adh-world
„We have tested the shooting heads intensively on the water and together with Stephan Dombaj and Simen Strømhylden (Nextcast Europe) we give you a comprehensive overview of the versatile fly line systems from Nextcast in our extensive blog post incl. video.“
As in every season, the lines from the American manufacturer Nextcast cause a sensation along salmon rivers all over the world. Due to their truly innovative design, they offer absolutely amazing and very unique casting properties. First of all, they are surprisingly easy to cast. Furthermore, their extremely powerful casting properties always allow a successful presentation – even in challenging conditions. In addition to the very popular double-handed shooting heads, matching tips and running lines, this large collection also includes fantastic lines for targeting trout with streamers. These lightweight shooting heads have a lot in common with their larger relatives – but in a much smaller dimension. Like all Nextcast lines, they allow a new level of efficiency, which will easily please the most demanding fly fishermen.