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Model:  DL4X
Bar Code:  886741041973
Brand:  The Essential Fly Leaders




    

We looked at the design of droppered leaders which had not changed for years, monofilament was used with droppers tied at intervals. Experiments with turnover showed that with this traditional method of creaing a leader for a team of flies was not as good as that of a good tapered leader used for modern day dry fly fishing. That is when the idea occurred to us. We would creat our droppered leaders for teams of flies based on a modern design of tapered leader! Simple but innovative.

A specially designed tapered leader with a long and heavy butt for turnover power and a supple front taper for delicate presentation. These leaders are an excellent choice for fishing with small and mid-sized flies on spooky fish and ideal for even underhand casting.

Product

Tippet Diameter (mm)

Tippet Diameter (inch)

Butt Diameter (mm)

Butt Diameter (inch)

Tippet Test (KG)

Tippet Test (LB)

0X

0.279

0.011

0.64

0.025

4.8

10.5

1X

0.254

0.010

0.58

0.023

4.1

9

2X

0.229

0.009

0.56

0.022

3.5

7.7

3X

0.203

0.008

0.53

0.021

3.1

6.8

4X

0.178

0.007

0.53

0.021

2.4

5.2

5X

0.152

0.006

0.5

0.02

1.8

3.9

6X

0.127

0.005

0.43

0.017

1.2

2.6

7X

0.102

0.004

0.43

0.017

0.85

1.8


Typical Fly Usage For Leader Sizes

To calculate leader size a time used formula is to divide the fly size by 3, this gives you and approximate tipper size. For example for a size 16 fly 16/3 = 5.33 so recommended leader diameter should be 5x to 6x (as can be seen from the chart below)

Product

Used for Fly Sizes

0X

2

1X

4 to 8

2X

6 to 10

3X

10 to 14

4X

12 to 16

5X

14 to 18

6X

16 to 22

7X

18 to 24

 

Product Reviews

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Superb
Friday, 19 February 2016  | 

Super item,fantastic service.


Rating:  
feed back
Monday, 17 February 2014  | 

great price thanks again


Rating:  
Time savers
Thursday, 23 January 2014  | 

I cant tie my own droppers but it is handier to use leaders with Factory tied droppers. These fit the bill. I use them for fishing with a team od spiders -not a widespread technique over here in Spain. and they more tan satisfactory.


Rating:  
Prompt attention
Monday, 19 August 2013  | 

Both sets of leaders arrived within 2 days.
Not used but this Company appear to be very efficient.


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Stroft GTM
Monday, 6 May 2013  | 

Excellent product.