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AaronJasperMarch 12th, 2008, 4:53 pm
New Jersey

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I agree with martin RIO Flouroflex is the best hands downs. Frog hair is second. For mono tippet RIO and Frog Hair are neck and neck.
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JoecMarch 13th, 2008, 12:08 pm
portsmouth, nh

Posts: 8
I made the switch to fluorocarbon a few years ago...I really like Rio's fluroflex plus for my tippets. Prior to fluorocarbon, I used mostly Orvis super strong. I have tried Frog Hair (only in fc) and I hated it because my knots constantly slipped, particularly the tippet-fly connection. In saltwater I use mostly nylon (Maxima chameleon for the butt section and ultra green for tippets). The abrasion resistance in both materials is superior IMO. I fish mostly for stripers and have not found them to be leader shy at all, even on the flats.
MartinlfMarch 13th, 2008, 8:50 pm
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Palmyra PA

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Anyone besides Matt using Enrico Puglisi tippet material (and I seem to recall he only uses it in small sizes). I'm on my second year with it, and like it.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
WbranchMarch 13th, 2008, 9:12 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2496
I only use it in 6x for the Catskills and 7x for some of the little streams I fish in PA. I prefer Climax or Rio fluorocarbon in 4x - 6x for most of my fishing but the Puglisi material is nice and limp but it is not readily available other than at the web site Louis mentioned once.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
MartinlfDecember 18th, 2014, 3:00 pm
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Palmyra PA

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Another tippet thread from a while back.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
WbranchDecember 18th, 2014, 7:34 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2496
Is the Pugilisi material even available anymore and if so where?

Edit; Okay I see the other thread has a link to where one can buy it.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
MartinlfDecember 18th, 2014, 10:35 pm
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Palmyra PA

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Matt, yes, it's in the other thread. I've ordered it from WaterStrider several times, with no problem. I think I'll place an order soon for next season's tippet.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
WbranchDecember 19th, 2014, 12:27 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2496
I ordered 50 meters in 5X and 6X.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
Tomsix1February 18th, 2015, 7:14 am
Posts: 7I usually use Orvis Superstrong, think its the best
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WbranchFebruary 18th, 2015, 4:33 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2496
Orvis Superstrong or Rio.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
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