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Scientific Anglers
Tapered Fluorocarbon Leaders

Scientific Anglers Tapered Fluorocarbon Leaders are ideal for any freshwater or saltwater fishing situation demanding durability and low visibility to fish. These 100% fluorocarbon leaders measure the nearly the same as water on the refractive light index, making them invisible underwater. Scientific Anglers Knotless Tapered Fluorocarbon Leaders are not effected by UV rays or water and retain 100% tensile strength. These leaders are a favorite for salmon, steelhead, trout and smaller inshore saltwater species.

Features of Scientific Anglers Tapered Fluorocarbon Leaders include:
  • 100% Fluorocarbon, no fillers
  • Best knot strength to diameter ratio
  • Virtually invisible in water
  • High abrasion resistance
These Scientific Anglers Tapered Fluorocarbon Leaders are available in a 9 ft. length in 20 lb., 15 lb., 12 lb., and 0x to 6x sizes. Leaders measure 33% butt section, 33% tapered section and 33% tippet section. Additional specifications are provided in the table below.

SizeTippet DiameterButt DiameterMax Break StrengthSuggested Fly Size
20 lb.0.015"0.023"20.7 lb.4/0-2
15 lb.0.014"17.6 lb.3/0-2
12 lb.0.012"14.0 lb.2/0-4
0x0.011"0.021"12.5 lb.1/0-4
1x0.010"9.3 lb.4-8
2x0.009"8.2 lb.4-10
3x0.008"0.019"6.5 lb.6-12
4x0.007"5.0 lb.8-14
5x0.006"4.0 lb.12-18
6x0.005"0.017"3.1 lb.16-22

To order, please select from the list above.

Good fo low/clear Tribs

McCandless, PA

About Me:
Casual Fisher
Good for Lake Erie Tribs Steelhead. Invisible in low clear waters[...]

Pros: Easy To Handle, Strong, Easy To Store

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water, Shore Casting

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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