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ArnoldOctober 10th, 2017, 3:04 pm
Sandia Park, New Mexico

Posts: 4
The website (below) has a very comprehensive, technical review of the most common fly line to leader connections. It was authored by a New Zealand fly fishing guide, now guiding in Southeast Asia.

https://www.ng-river-guides.com/fishing-holidays-in-thailand/line-to-leader-connections/

I recommend taking a look at it.

Happy Fishing,

Arnold
IasgairOctober 24th, 2017, 4:41 pm
Colorado

Posts: 148
I have always liked the welded loop attachment. I have never had an issue with that type of connection, but the leader link near the bottom of the page has my interest. I have never heard of those before, and reading about them sure has my attention.

Thanks for sharing.
MartinlfOctober 25th, 2017, 8:25 pm
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 3157
Here's basically how I do all mine. You have to replace these each year, but I've never had one fail, and the link is super smooth.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjSxn0O9qAk
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell

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