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Old 04-01-2013, 11:31 PM
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Default Re: How do you make streamer leaders?

Without taper.
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Default Re: How do you make streamer leaders?

For streamers I go 3 pieces for 9 foot leaders and 4 for my 15' two hander leaders.

36" 36" 36" = 9'

loop 54" 54" 36" 36" = 15'

I use ANDE Tournament mono almost exclusively.
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My streamer leader (and everything else warmwater leader):

4ft of 20lb mono
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Default Re: How do you make streamer leaders?

do you guys just use surgeons knots between sections or a different knot?
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Default Re: How do you make streamer leaders?

I use a surgeons but I pull the ends through 3 times instead of the normal 2. I've had the line break at the knot multiple times with 2 times through, never happens with 3.
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Default Re: How do you make streamer leaders?

I use blood knots. The only knot I trust for that.
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Default Re: How do you make streamer leaders?

I use a butt of 30 or 40# and a tippet of 8 to 20# depending on cover. I use loop to loop at all connections most of the time and I make the loops with a double surgeons loop. If weeds are a problem hanging on the tippet/leader connection I will uses a blood knot connection.
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