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Old 08-09-2009, 04:40 AM
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Default WF3F leader & tippet setup; opinions wanted

yoroshiku mina/greetings

First-things-first, recently joined, nice to meet all.

Soon I will be running rio gold WF3F for dry flies(#10-16). I would greatly like to get your opinoins on leader & tippet setup for this situation, i.e. prefered maker, material/construction, size and length.
I'm interested in frog hair, but have no exp with it.

This said, my humble component setup has inherent problems: Sage flight 370-4 & ross #1.5 airius. In afterthought, I think rio selective trout II fly line is better. A friend suggested cutting the rio gold loop and gluing the end.

Well, looking forward to reading your opinion(s).

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Default Re: WF3F leader & tippet setup; opinions wanted

My personal opinion is you can't go wrong using a furled leader, particularly for dry fly situations. If you've never used one, give one a try.

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I second pszy's opinion. Furled is the ONLY way to go.
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Default Re: WF3F leader & tippet setup; opinions wanted

Hi monty,

Welcome to NAFFF. I hope you enjoy your time here.

A lot of people like a Furled leader but I am not one. I like and use Frog Hair leaders. I think you will like it if you give them a try. They are a little bit more money than some leaders but I think they are worth it. The Frog Hair tippet material is also good. My favorite tippet material is the Dal-Riki Velvet but it has gotten hard to find.

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