Fly Fishing Forum - View Single Post - leader recipies
Thread: leader recipies
View Single Post
  #6  
Old 04-10-2003, 07:25 AM
BobK BobK is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Lake Ontario Tribs
Posts: 871
I wouldn't want a copy.....

Leadercalc is provided free on www.globalflyfisher.com

As it is continuously updated and revised, it would seem to me that having it on disk would be superfluous (that big word means "perfuming the goat").

Just keep in mind - virtually all leaders, regardless of source, are based on the old formula from A.J.McClane's book that calls out 60% butt, 20% step-down and 20% tippet. This is a formula that has stood the test of time, and works VERY well! Write it down or memorize it - you won't go wrong. How many reductions you use to accomplish this is your choice (But I've got it down to 3 or 4 total pieces, depending on overall length. I hate knots - they are always the weakest point of the connection!)

BobK
__________________
BobK
Reply With Quote