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Picking the Perfect Fly-Fishing Leader

Picking the Perfect Fly-Fishing Leader

[This story first appeared in Fly Fisherman’s 2018 Gear Guide and was originally titled “Leader Love: Making a good first impression.”]

With your future boss, going on a first date, meeting your girlfriend's parents for the first time, or presenting a fly to a large brown trout, first impressions are everything. Rarely do you get a second chance to make up for a poor first impression. In fly fishing, the likelihood of a good first impression improves when you match the correct leader to the conditions you face onstream. While the line is important, it is the leader and tippet that delivers the most critical part of the presentationRead The Full Story On Fly Fisherman

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