Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Bcbbs, Njsowden, Angler.Dangler, Jmantey, Cankor
108461 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 89130
hopalong 78895
Pilothawk 76605
John175® 68188
JDavis7873® 67391
FattyMcButterpants 60904
Derek 🐝 60702
Tritonman 58123
LoneStarSon® 54603
SkeeterRonnie 53487
facebook
Forum Stats
108461 Members
61 Forums
827703 Topics
12031504 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#12701756 - 04/03/18 04:46 PM Bullet Proof Leaders
hook-line&sinker Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/02/03
Posts: 9528
Loc: Bryan, Texas
_________________________
>)));> Wishin' I was Fishin' <;(((<



Check out FishTales @ http://www.theeagle.com/blogs/fish_tales/

Any good friend will bail you out of jail but your best friend will probably be in there with you! wink

Top
#12702395 - 04/04/18 06:15 AM Re: Bullet Proof Leaders [Re: hook-line&sinker]
kaboboom Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/31/08
Posts: 168
Nice instruction and well designed set-up. I've never done much with braided line, but recently, I've figured out how to twist mono. It's different than the other vids I've seen where you have to "free hand" manage the running line ends ...I couldn't do that (sort of because it's hard to free up either hand)...my attempts would get all twisted up...find each other, etc. Braid is different than mono...once you twist mono and remove the torque, it relaxes twisted. The other change I've made is I don't like a loop connection to tippet so my end section is single strand. I also cut the last double stranded butt section and twist that together to minimize midsection knots. Mine are only three sections...single, double, and quadruple captured with a Kreh Leader knot. I can make them to almost any length since I'm not limited to the length of a jig. I tried my way once with braid...it didn't work very well, again, because braid doesn't form a "natural" amount of twists like mono, at least when done by hand. Not the greatest instruction vid, and I'm doing something quite a bit simpler, so I hope it's worth sharing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0ar5Tp1pSQ&t=34s


Edited by kaboboom (04/04/18 06:16 AM)

Top
#12704253 - 04/05/18 10:50 AM Re: Bullet Proof Leaders [Re: hook-line&sinker]
hook-line&sinker Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/02/03
Posts: 9528
Loc: Bryan, Texas
I will add that these leaders using braid last a lifetime. I have never had one break or come apart. I fly fish mostly for bass so I can't say whether my leaders are appropriate for line-shy fish like trout. I suspect in situations where accurate casting is required the better a leader lays out the better it is for those conditions.
_________________________
>)));> Wishin' I was Fishin' <;(((<



Check out FishTales @ http://www.theeagle.com/blogs/fish_tales/

Any good friend will bail you out of jail but your best friend will probably be in there with you! wink

Top



© 1998-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide