The Essential Fly - Co-Polymer Tapered Leader - 5.2Lb - 4X
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The Essential Fly - Co-Polymer Tapered Leader - 5.2Lb - 4X

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Our Part Number:  TEF-TPL-52
Bar Code:  5056544654327
Manufacturer Part Number:  TEF-TPL-52
Brand:  The Essential Fly
Breaking Strain Kg:  2.4
Breaking Strain Imperial:  5.2
Pack Size:  1
Material Type:  Co-Polymer
Length in Meters:  3.65
Length in Yards:  4
Diameter:  0.178mm
Color:  Transparent




    

A specially designed co-polymer tapered leader with a long and heavy butt for turnover power and a supple front taper for delicate presentation. The The Essential Fly - Co-Polymer Tapered Leader - 5.2Lb - 4X is an excellent choice for fishing with small and mid-sized flies on spooky fish and ideal for even underhand casting.

At 12 feet long you can use the leader at full length or cut down to your ideal length making it versatile for all fishing conditions.

Product Breaking Straing (LB) Breaking Straing (KG) Diameter (mm) Diamteter (inch) Butt Diameter (mm) Butt Diameter (inch) Typical fly hook size  useage
0X 10.5 4.8 0.789 0.011 0.64 0.025 2
1X 9 4.1 0.254 0.010 0.58 0.023 4-8
2X 7.7 3.5 0.229 0.009 0.56 0.022 6-10
3X 6.8 3.1 0.203 0.008 0.53 0.021 10-14
4X 5.2 2.4 0.178 0.007 0.53 0.021 12-16
5X 3.9 1.8 0.152 0.006 0.5 0.02 14-18
6X 2.6 1.2 0.127 0.005 0.43 0.017 16-22
7X 1.8 0.85 0.102 0.004 0.43 0.017 18-24
 

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 tippet size.

For example for a size 16 fly 16/3 = 5.33 so recommended leader diameter should be 5x to 6x

 

The Essential Fly - Co-Polymer Tapered Leader - 5.2Lb - 4X was last modified on 17/08/2021 13:11

 

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