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#10901024 - 06/07/15 12:16 PM Leader length question
SlowDown Offline
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Registered: 09/20/08
Posts: 2126
Loc: Texas
When I fish with a fly rod for bluegills, I use a 6# memo or fluoro leader. What length would you recommend for my leaders?

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#10901040 - 06/07/15 12:25 PM Re: Leader length question [Re: SlowDown]
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surface patterns 4-6 ft
subsurface 6-8 ft
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#10901054 - 06/07/15 12:31 PM Re: Leader length question [Re: SlowDown]
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Registered: 02/16/01
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Loc: McKinney TX USA
The length of the leader can effect how gently the fly lays out.Not always a terribly important point with bluegill...But it's good practice.
Here's a link to several sites that contain Lefty Kreh's leader formula
Google search "Lefty Kreh leader formula"
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#10901102 - 06/07/15 12:59 PM Re: Leader length question [Re: SlowDown]
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Thank you very much. Rhyme, also thanks for the Lefty Kreh website.

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