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Far Bank Enterprises

RIO Skagit Leader


The Skagit Leader is the ultimate tapered leader  for delivering big, heavy flies typically used with  skagit shooting head systems. Its short overall  length and abrupt taper give this leader the most  powerful turnover possible so none of the energy  generated during the cast is sacrificed in the  final few feet. While leaders of level tippet are  commonly used with skagit heads, the hinging  effect they generate hampers turnover of bulky  patterns. The Skagit Leader eliminates this  effect for the smoothest delivery of the heaviest  flies out there.

Length Test Diameter
4.5ft 12lb .012"
4.5ft 16lb .014"
4.5ft 20lb .016"