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Forum: Fly Lines 01-09-2011, 05:57 PM
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Posted By FrankB2
Re: The End of The Line; Discussions on Furlled & Knotted Leaders.

Anthony,
Is this the leader kit (and sizes) you bought:
http://www.riverbum.com/images/products/big/UmpquaLeaderTieKit.jpg
The picture shows .021, .019, .017, etc. All the stuff you need for the...
Forum: Fly Lines 01-09-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,900
Posted By FrankB2
Re: The End of The Line; Discussions on Furlled & Knotted Leaders.

Hi Anthony,
I was just repairing some leaders..... Like Gary stated, there is a difference in diameter/stiffness among manufacturers, and I can tell you for a fact that Rio
4X tippet has a greater...
Forum: Fly Lines 01-09-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,900
Posted By FrankB2
Re: The End of The Line; Discussions on Furlled & Knotted Leaders.

Hi Anthony,
I bought an Orvis kit about 8 years ago, and it contained .021, .019, .017, etc spools. It sounds like the Umpqua kit has the .020, .018, etc line. In any case, I don't think the stiff...
Forum: Fly Lines 12-24-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,900
Posted By FrankB2
Re: The End of The Line; Discussions on Furlled & Knotted Leaders.

Anthony, Is that cool stuff, or is that cool stuff?? :D I tend to build only a couple of leaders, and finesse the last taper to fit my tippet needs: a 9' 3X can have the tippet cut down to a short...
Forum: Fly Lines 12-24-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,900
Posted By FrankB2
Re: The End of The Line; Discussions on Furlled & Knotted Leaders.

Bingo for me too. If you haven't tried a properly tied knotted leader, send me your address, and I'll mail one to you. While tapered leaders are better than they used to be, a knotted leader's...
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