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Old 12-24-2010, 09:17 PM
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Default Re: The End of The Line; Discussions on Furlled & Knotted Leaders.

Originally Posted by ant View Post
I was thinking about trying some formulas, but leaving off that last section of tippet and putting a tippet ring on, so I can fine tune it stream side.
I used to do that quite a lot. I would put a loop in the end and swap out tippet to get what I liked. It worked incredibly well. My only problem, and maybe this was due to my lack of experience, was when I used a dry fly with a dropper. For some reason, my knotted leaders never worked quite as well that way.

That's the only problem I ever had with a knotted leader, aside from badly tied knots, which was always 100% my fault.
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