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Thread: Tippets? Mono or fluerocarbon?

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    I use furled leaders and ALWAYS fluorocarbon tippet even on #32 dries.

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    Default Re: Tippets? Mono or fluerocarbon?

    Quote Originally Posted by Joni View Post
    I use furled leaders and ALWAYS fluorocarbon tippet even on #32 dries.
    Trust me, Joni knows. Good advice. The only thing we disagree on is I build and use "Twisted" leaders and Joni builds and uses her own "Furled" leaders - same concept, personal preference

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    Quote Originally Posted by kglissmeyer1 View Post
    trust me, joni knows. Good advice. The only thing we disagree on is i build and use "twisted" leaders and joni builds and uses her own "furled" leaders - same concept, personal preference :d

    kelly
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    Default Re: Tippets? Mono or fluerocarbon?

    Mono for me, easy to tie, floats, flexible, cheap.

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    Use both no discrimination allowed. They both have situational advantages.
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    Default Re: Tippets? Mono or fluerocarbon?

    I only use Fluorocarbon for wet and dry flies

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    Hi Everyone,

    I use mostly mono but carry some fluro also. I agree with fishngolf16 that different circumstances may require mono or fluero. I like Frog Hair and have never had any break as stated by dang old king. The down side to Frog Hair is its price but I think it is worth the extra cost.

    When using mono for dry fly fishing the last few inches next to the fly should sink. At least that is what I prefer.

    Frank

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    Default Re: Tippets? Mono or fluerocarbon?

    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Whiton View Post
    Hi Everyone,

    I use mostly mono but carry some fluro also. I agree with fishngolf16 that different circumstances may require mono or fluero. I like Frog Hair and have never had any break as stated by dang old king. The down side to Frog Hair is its price but I think it is worth the extra cost.

    When using mono for dry fly fishing the last few inches next to the fly should sink. At least that is what I prefer.

    Frank
    Like Frank said. I too have never had any problems with my preferred tippet, Frogs Hair, unlike what Dang Old King experienced. And also like Frank, the last few inches of tippet next to a dry should sink for a better presentation.
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    Default Re: Tippets? Mono or fluorocarbon?

    Quote Originally Posted by fishngolf16 View Post
    Use both no discrimination allowed. They both have situational advantages.
    I agree. Really the mark for me is if my fly is moving (streamer) I use mono and I go heavy. When nymphing I use fluoro if I think I need the advantage...typically in situations where fish are much more pressured but still feed aggressively (frying pan). If I need to get down quicker with less weight and need a site (invisible) advantage as well I use fluoro.

    I seem to have gravitated towards Orvis' fluoro now since i have always thought their Super Strong was one of the best monos ever.

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    Mono = dries, slight subsurface

    Flouro = streamers, stuff getting way down

    Some people complain about knotting flouro but I use a perfection loop and a clinch with no problems....
    It's not the heat, it's the stupidity.
    What manner of jackassery will I be subjected to today?

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