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Maxima Chameleon Monofilament Leader Material

$3.45 - $4.45

Maxima
Chameleon Monofilament Leader Material

Maxima Chameleon Monofilament Leader Material features Maxima's tough, high durability finish for exceptional abrasion resistance. Popular for use in both freshwater and saltwater environments, this line has the unique property of changing hues to match the color of the surroundings, for invisibility in water that is muddy or lightly stained. Maxima Chameleon Monofilament Leader Material is great for use as fly fishing leader material as well as a general leader material for a wide variety of conventional uses. This line features a stiff formula, harder than Maxima Ultragreen and Maxima Clear leader materials.

Chameleon
Chameleon

We stock Maxima Chameleon Monofilament Leader Material in 2 through 40 pound tests on 27 yard leader wheels (30 and 40 pound test on 17 yard leader wheels). Line color is Chameleon (brown). Line specifications are featured in the table below.

Specifications
Test
(lbs.)
Diameter
(in.)
Spool Size
(yds.)
2 (6X).00527
3 (5X).00627
4 (4X).00727
5 (3X).00827
6 (2X).00927
8 (1X).01027
10.01227
12.01327
15.01527
20.01727
25.02027
30.02217
40.02417


To order, please select from the list above.



Review Summary
4.6
( 36 Reviews )
of customers would recommend this product.
97%
Reviewer Profile:   Avid Fisher (20), (4), Professional (3), Advanced (2)
Pros
Easy To Handle (18)
Strong (15)
Good For Variety Of Fish (10)
Easy To Store (6)
Looks Realistic (3)
Cons
None (2)
stiff (2)
(2)
Best Uses
Fresh Water (15)
(4)
Butt end of fly leaders (3)
Deep Water (2)
Building Leaders (2)

Leader review
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Jackson.NJ

About Me:
Advanced
Love it great leader building

Pros: Strong, Good knot strength

Cons: To stiff for tippit

Best Uses: Making Leaders

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Review
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer

About Me:
Good strong knots great for leader building

Pros:

Cons:

Best Uses:

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Stiff
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer

About Me:
Seems stiffer than the Ultragreen, which makes no sense. Otherwise, I'd go with a Flourocarbon leader over this anyday.

Pros:

Cons: stiff

Best Uses:

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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great leader builder material
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Wisconsin

About Me:
Advanced
Great for building leaders for dry fly fishing and also for streamer leaders.

Pros: stiff and durable for butt material

Cons:

Best Uses:

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Great stuff!
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Rochester, NY

About Me:
I have recently begun to tie my own leaders for salmon, browns and steel head. I asked my local fly shop owner what he uses when he guides on the salmon river. You guessed it...Maxima Chameleon. It's great to work with and the strength is unparalleled.

Pros: High strength, Knot strength, affordable

Cons: none

Best Uses:

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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The only leader I use
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
WA

About Me:
This the best and it has been that way for over 20 years for me. It has never failed

Pros: Great product

Cons: N/A

Best Uses: All types of fishing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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First time user
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Zionsville, IN

About Me:
none
I tied all my leaders for the first time for a recent trout fishing trip. Leaders performed extremely well especially handling big dry flys and multiple fly nymph rigs.

Pros: Great to work with

Cons: None

Best Uses: Butt end of fly leaders

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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great stuff
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
georgia

About Me:
none

building my own leaders for fly fishing and the maxima chameleon is perfect.


Pros: durable, Knot strength

Cons: none

Best Uses: stepping down sizes building tapered leaders

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Best Leader Material I've used
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Duluth, MN

About Me:
none

I like to use this for the butt section of my fly fishing leaders. It is stiffer than they green and carries the fly out better with less tangles. It is very abrasive resistant.


Pros: abrasive resistant, stiff, durable

Cons: stiff

Best Uses: Butt end of fly leaders

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Maxima Chameleon Monofilament Leader Mterial
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
North Carolina

About Me:
none

Very good product; have used it for years with satisfaction


Pros: Strong

Cons: none

Best Uses: Building Leaders

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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why use anything else
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
NY

About Me:
none

Maxima is tough- ties great knots-holds shot nicely- best leader material for non-fluorocarbon tippet


Pros: none

Cons: none

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Good Quality Material
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Cumming, GA

About Me:
Beginner
I am trying to learn to make my own leaders. This seems to work well.

Pros: Strong, Easy To Store, Looks Realistic

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Excellent tippiet maxima
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Michigan

About Me:
Avid Fisher
I use as tippet for fly fishing using a 4 weight rod for trout!

Pros: Irresistible to Fish, High strength, Easy To Handle

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fly fishing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Best for making trout leaders
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Northeast OH/Northwest PA

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Maxima chameleon it most useful for making the butt and mid sections of trout, bass, and steelhead leaders. Use Ultragreen for the mid and tippet sections.

Pros: Strong, Easy To Handle

Cons: none

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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long tome favorite
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Otis, Maine

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Use this leader summer and winter. good knot strength. nice and stiff. Use this ice fishing and as a leader for trolling steamers and for use with my dodger to tie on tag lures.

Pros: Good For Variety Of Fish, Knot strength, Strong, Easy To Handle

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water, Trolling, Ice Fishing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Maxima Chameleon leader material
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Santa Cruz, CA

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Maxima is essential for building any type of fly leader.

Pros: Strong, Good For Variety Of Fish, Easy To Handle

Cons: none

Best Uses: Butt end of fly leaders

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Easier to Handle
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
New York

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Easy handling and a great visible color when tying knots.

Pros: Strong, Looks Realistic, Easy To Handle

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Some of the best leader available
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Lincoln University, PA

About Me:
Avid Fisher
I've found Maxima leader to be very strong yet extremely easy to handle and knot. If tying your own leaders, like I do, then I highly recommend using the Chameleon leader in the butt section and UltraGreen in the front section.

Pros: Strong, Easy To Handle

Cons: none

Best Uses: Deep Water, Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Passed some on to a friend who liked it.
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Cranston, RI

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Excellent for building specific hand made tapered leaders

Pros: Easy To Handle, Strong

Cons: none

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Great stuff
Reviewed:


Mountains of Pa.

About Me:
Professional
I have used Maxima leader material for 10 yrs now. As a fly guide. Nothing beats this stuff. Price, ease of use, toughness. It has it all.

Pros: Strong, Supple

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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maxima leader is the only leader we use
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
michigan

About Me:
Avid Fisher
We only use maxima leader for steelhead fishing. Hands down the best there is.

Pros: Strong

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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outstanding leder material for fly fishi
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
so california

About Me:
Avid Fisher
the best I have found for fly line tippet

Pros: Easy To Handle, Easy To Store, Strong, Irresistible to Fish, Good For Variety Of Fish

Cons: none

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Great Tippet
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Manchester, VT

About Me:
Avid Fisher
great tippet - excellent knotting and knot strength

Pros: Easy To Handle, Good For Variety Of Fish

Cons: none

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Saved a lot making my own tapered leader
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Hollidaysburg, PA.

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Always thought making your own tapered leaders was time consuming and wouldn't be as strong as a manufactured tapered leader. I was wrong in both cases. With this material and a blood knot tool, it doesn't get any easier. Will end up saving well over a $150.00 making my own and produce twice as many with this material. I can change tippet strenghts as needed right on the stream.

Pros: Good For Variety Of Fish, Couldn't be easier, Easy To Store, Easy To Handle, Strong

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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great leader for the $$$
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
NJ

About Me:
Avid Fisher
great leader material at a great price

Pros: Easy To Store, Easy To Handle

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Maxima tippet 5x
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Lancaster ,CA

About Me:
Avid Fisher
The line has a great color ,but seems to lack the strength of other 5x tippet material, such as the "RIO POWERFLEX" wich has a 5LB test, compared to a 3LB test.

Pros: Good line color

Cons: Lacks the strength

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  No

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Great leader
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
cleveland, oh

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Great leader material

Pros: Easy To Handle, Strong

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Best tippet at twice the price
Reviewed:


Verified
Reviewer
Erie

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Been using for 7 years (ultragreen). Tried others, nothing comes close for the price.

Pros: Strong, Easy To Handle, Good For Variety Of Fish, Good stretch

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Great Line!
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Manistee, MI

About Me:
Casual Fisher
Blends in real well with the waters that I fish, very durable.

Pros: Easy To Handle

Cons: None

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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why spend extra cash
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Cleveland OH

About Me:
Avid Fisher
been using Maxima leader for 5 yrs. strong knots, easy to use, fish can't see it

Pros: Easy To Handle, Good For Variety Of Fish

Cons: none

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Maxima Tippet spools - Ultra green
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
northumberland, pa

About Me:
Avid Fisher
I purchased the Maxima Tippet Material to fish for salmon and brown trout in Ultra Green. Last year I could see the fish were moving away from the Maxima chameleom, line shy, so I changed to the clearer maxima to eliminate the possiblilty. It works very well on trout, thus far.

Pros: Easy To Handle, Easy To Store, Good For Variety Of Fish

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water, Salt Water, Shore Casting

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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makes the best hand tied leaders
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Pembroke Pines, Florida

About Me:
Professional
I tie all my leaders with Maxima. I don't know of any other material that is easier to use,or has the right amount of stiffness to turn over my flys in a strong wind.From the flats in Biscayne Bay to the many S. Florida canals that I fish. Maxima gets the job done.

Pros: Good For Variety Of Fish

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water, Deep Water, Salt Water, Shore Casting

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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got 4 different weights
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
ashland city,tn 37015

About Me:
Avid Fisher
use it for steelhead on Salmon River,and for Stripers in Tennessee

Pros: Irresistible to Fish, Good For Variety Of Fish, Easy To Handle, Looks Realistic

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Great Leader
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Ohio

About Me:
Professional
I use Ultra Green in 4,5 And 6# and out fish guys useing florocarbon leaders all the time.Very strong for diameter.

Pros: Fish Don't Escape

Cons: none

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Really works!
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Buffalo, NY

About Me:
Avid Fisher
This is a material that I use in the mid sections of building Steelhead Leaders. I disappears in water!

Pros: Easy To Handle, Blends with water color

Cons: none

Best Uses: Building Leaders

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Best leader material
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
cleveland Ohio

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Simply put, the standard and still the best leader material. Great buy, and quailty product.

Pros: Great deal, Easy To Store

Cons: No elastic retainer

Best Uses: Building your own leaders

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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