Tips on choosing your Furled Leader

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Filaments

 

Filament

Raw Silk

(Floatant Infused)

Monofilament (Nylon)

Fluorocarbon

Gel Spun UHMWPE

Buoyancy

 

Floats

 

 

Neutral

 

Sinks

Floats

Use for:

 

Dry Fly, Surface, In-film presentations. Infused with floatant, but adding paste floatant to DRY leader is advised.

Extremely limp – very effective for slack casts/pile casts.

Add floatant to DRY leader for Dry Fly, Surface presentations. Fish “as-is” for In-film presentations. Add weight for Wet Fly, Nymphing, Streamer presentations.

Best for sub-surface Wet Fly, Nymphing, Streamer presentations.

Dry Fly, Surface, In-film presentations. No floatant needed - ever.

Raw Silk Furled Leader
Monofilament Furled Leader
Fluorocarbon Furled Leader

  
Color: (Monofilament)


                  Frosted Ice             General “All-Purpose” furled leader
                  Gravel                     For rocky, gravel bottoms
                  Spirogyra                For weedy ponds, stillwater
                  Lemon Haze            For sunny, Flats Fishing

        

                    (Gel Spun UHMWPE)

 

                     Kelp                           Muted, natural color

                     Algae                         High visibility, for light takes

Taper:


                   Fly                          For small to medium flies
                   Streamer                For big flies, bugs, streamers


 
Connection:


                 Micro-Ring               For most applications


                 Micro-Swivel            For streamers or other applications                                                            where twisting might be a problem.           

Weight:          Match to your rod, or preference.from experience

Length:            In general, choose shorter lengths for heavier flies.

                                   Longer lengths for lighter flies.
 

Frosted Ice Furled leader
Micro Ring
Micro Swivel
Gravel Furled Leader
Spirogyra Furled Leader
Lemon Haze Furled Leader