Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Leaders" Tag

Industry News: RIO ups the ante on tarpon lines with Tarpon QuickShooter

Rio has just expanded their tarpon offerings with this short head line for fast action rods, with quick loading sensitivity for close shots. [...]

March 4, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Worth Knowing: Monofilament and fluorocarbon leader material

The chemistry of monofilament and fluorcarbon lines makes them distinctly different performers in the real world of actually fishing, and that alone is every anglers advantage. Keep a progressive, open state of mind and you'll fish mo-betta [...]

December 11, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Worth Knowing

Tips & Tactics: The devil is in the detail; about your leader

Many anglers put on a butt section using a loop to loop from fly line and loop to loop to connect and complete the leader - treating the butt as if it were a separate piece and that any further [...]

June 12, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Video: Tying the Bimini Twist made easy

Nothing could be easier than building a Bimini and it adds so much to the offshore leader performance without sacrificing line strength. [...]

June 4, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Tips & Tactics: Leaders- mono vs. fluoro

Fluorocarbon lines are thinner pound test for pound test and are far more UV resistant and absorb zero water for a longer life span. [...]

January 21, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Industry News: Rio Products adds to its OutBound series of fly lines

RIO's OutBound Short lines have short, powerful front tapers for casting large, heavy flies... [...]

January 2, 2014 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Profile: Cindy Russell, tarpon-chaser

Cindy, now an extremely accomplished tarpon angler, immersed herself in everything fly fishing in 1982. [...]

February 26, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Profile, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: Keep it simple, catch more bones.

Tim Mahaffey on bonefishing. All of my rod and reel combos are matching, so when I switch weights the actions are all the same... [...]

February 13, 2013 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Tips & Tactics