Originally Posted by Alligator
I've always used X-size for tippets. Now that I'm becoming more interested is bass and other fish, I find that y'all use pounds, which of course we all did for bait and spin casting. Does anyone have a conversion chart:
Also, does flourocarbon affect the conversion?
There is no conversion char. Do it by the size of the hook. Divide the hook size by 3, for instance size 12 fly = 4x tippet. I have some 5x tippet that is 4 pounds, 5 pounds, AND EVEN 10 pounds!!!! (rio extreme)