White River Fly Shop® MAGIBRAID™ Flyline Backing
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Start by winding the fly line onto the reel.
Then, wind on enough backing to fill the reel.
Unwind the backing to another spool.
Unwind the fly line to a separate spool.
Wind the backing to the reel.
Tie the fly line to the backing with a nail knot.
Wind the fly line to the reel.
But, the reel will perform better if it is filled close to it's capacity.
The larger diameter the line on a reel, the faster the line will retrieve.
Backing will allow the reel to be filled near its full diameter.
That is why large arbor reels are popular...