Straight 'n' Soft Leaders

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x Length Butt Diameter Tip Diameter Linear
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Butt Colour 5' Tip Colour 4'
6x 9' 0.41mm 0.12mm 1.80 4.10 Light Grey Transparent
5x 9' 0.51mm 0.16mm 2,70 6.00 Light Grey Transparent
4x 9' 0.55mm 0.20mm 3.22 7.10 Light Grey Transparent
3x 9' 0.59mm 0.24mm 4.17 9.20 Light Grey Transparent
2x 9' 0.60mm 0.26mm 5,08 11.20 Light Grey Transparent
1x 9' 0.61mm 0.30mm 5.85 12.90 Light Grey Transparent
0x 9' 0.62mm 0.32mm 6.30 14.10 Light Grey Transparent

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1 leader per pack. 9' 2 tone, anti coil, anti shine leaders designed to deliver your fly perfectly straight.

Typically, tapered leaders are extruded using the factories existing tapers. This creates a leader that has an absurdly thick butt section with very little taper. Then, it drops like a stone to a very wispy, thin tip section. The result is an unbalanced tapered leader. They tend to coil badly and lay like a spring. Also, most tapered leaders are very shiny, transmitting light along their length like fluorescent tubes.

We redesigned the machines that extrude our leaders. It meant our tolerances were much tighter. Then we designed a taper using the same triangle taper principles we use in our fly lines. We fixed the imbalance of thick butt section and thin tippet. This creates the perfect turnover. Then we added a microsphere silica to the surface which created a super soft, dull surface. Finally, we made the 5' butt section a very delicate subtle grey colour to stop light reflecting off the thickest part. The last 4' tip section is left transparent creating the very best situation for attaching either your fly or tippet to the end.

Finally, a truly thought out tapered leader for fly fishing.

  • Extra limp, dull colour, dead straight leaders
  • No more coily, spring like, shiny thick fish scaring leaders!
  • Use nail knots for attaching to non looped fly lines
  • Use water knots to attach tippet

What it's for

  • Using alone or combined with Hybrid tippet
  • Dries and nymphs
  • Presenting the fly straight
  • Preventing light reflecting off the leader

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      Your rod is guaranteed for the lifetime of the original owner.

      30 days return policy

      If you are unhappy with a fly rod for any reason, you can return it within 30 days. We are happy to refund even if you have taken the plastic off the handle. 

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      Your fly line is guaranteed for 1 year for the original owner.

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      If a product is faulty you will receive either a replacement like for like product or a full refund. 

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      If we find that the product has either no fault, or that the fault came from improper use, the item will be returned to you after you have paid return shipping. We will send you a simple PayPal invoice for the return shipping cost.

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      We have been fishing all our lives. We know what is user error and what is not. We are also very fair people. Our default position is to refund and it is rare that a fault has been so clearly assessed as user error that we were unable to refund.

      Customer Reviews

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      O.M.
      Straight and soft tapered leaders

      1st class product, only tapered leader I would use now, gives excellent turnover every time.

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      o.d.
      strait n soft leaders.

      Excellent leaders, as they say on telly does as on the tin, best leaders I have used.

      M
      M.F.
      Best tapered leaders for dry fly

      These leaders are the most supple and memory free floating leaders I have used for dry fly fishing. Excellent turn-over and super-straight presentation. Lay flat on the water. Would definitely recommend them.

      J
      J.
      Lovely and resilient tapers

      As expected, these are great for fishing streams - both for dries and nymphs.
      I fish 5X tapers with a perfection loop tied at the butt and a tippet ring at the tip connected to 6X. The tapers seem abrasion-resistant and don't have noticeable memory / coiling.
      Ironically, you don't need to use tapered leaders using Sunray micro-thin lines, but with thicker lines, these work a treat.

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      c.r.

      love it , best yet

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      O.M.
      Straight and soft tapered leaders

      1st class product, only tapered leader I would use now, gives excellent turnover every time.

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      o.d.
      strait n soft leaders.

      Excellent leaders, as they say on telly does as on the tin, best leaders I have used.

      M
      M.F.
      Best tapered leaders for dry fly

      These leaders are the most supple and memory free floating leaders I have used for dry fly fishing. Excellent turn-over and super-straight presentation. Lay flat on the water. Would definitely recommend them.

      J
      J.
      Lovely and resilient tapers

      As expected, these are great for fishing streams - both for dries and nymphs.
      I fish 5X tapers with a perfection loop tied at the butt and a tippet ring at the tip connected to 6X. The tapers seem abrasion-resistant and don't have noticeable memory / coiling.
      Ironically, you don't need to use tapered leaders using Sunray micro-thin lines, but with thicker lines, these work a treat.

      c
      c.r.

      love it , best yet