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- Coil and Collected. Kleinstuber, John // Salt Water Sportsman;Jul2007, Vol. 68 Issue 7, p42
The article provides tips on keeping leaders in order while on a fishing trip.
- Get the LEAD OUT. Pfeiffer, C. Boyd // Fly Fisherman;Dec2006, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p48
This article presents information about different materials that can be used for weighting leaders and flies.
- The Leading Edge. Merwin, John // Field & Stream;May2009, Vol. 114 Issue 1, p30
The article discusses the essentials of leaders in achieving best performance in fly fishing in 2009 in the U.S. It states that the design of the leader-butt diameter should be two-thirds of the diameter of the end of the fly line for best execution. Advanced knotless leaders are designed for...
- THE LATEST IN LEADERS. King, Lonnie // Ontario Out of Doors;Jun2006, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p40
The article presents information on new features added to leaders used for toothy pike and muskie fishing. The newer titanium-alloy leaders have overcome the problem of kinking that was common with steel wire leaders. Heavy fluorocarbon leaders are also becoming popular as they can hold up for...
- FLY LEADERS. LEWIS, GARY; VAN VLIET, JOHN // Trout Fishing in the Pacific Northwest: Skills & Strategies for ;11/ 1/2008, p74
The article deals with components that are important in selecting fly leaders for trout fishing. Some of the man-made materials used for fly leaders include nylon monofilament and polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF). It describes the knotted and knotless styles of modern tapered leaders. Tips on...
- Tackle Tip. // MotorBoating;Jun2004, Vol. 193 Issue 6, p46
Presents tips on tackle maintenance. Replacement of monofilament lines; Inspection of ceramic ring guides; Supplies that need sharpening.
- FLOAT A LEECH. Scroppo, Dave // Field & Stream;Apr2005, Vol. 109 Issue 11, p59
The article presents tips for fishing. A live wriggling leech rigged on a fine leader is often the temptation to which fastidious walleyes will fall. Nearly invisible fluorocarbon line is perfect for this a approach except for one fault; it sinks, thereby waylaying the leech to the bottom...
- GUIDE LINE. Hurteau, Dave // Field & Stream;Feb2004, Vol. 108 Issue 9, p51
The article suggests easy way to unravel a coiled leader. One problem comes while unraveling a new, coiled leader without turning it into a rat's nest. To do so, one should start by unwrapping the butt or thick end four or five times. Then, with one hand, one should touch the tips of fingers and...
- THE BITTER END. HUDSON, SAM // Sport Fishing;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p26
The article presents a comparison of wire fishing leaders which include the American Fishing Wire Surflon, Aquateko Knot 2 Kinky Singlestrand, and Berkley Sevenstrand Duratest.