Which leaders and tippet work best with a size #8 beadhead woolly bugger? No matter how many articles an aspiring fly fisher reads, he or she has to learn the hard way. It’s nearly impossible to sling a big streamer with a 6x tippet. You really need at least a 3x or 4x tippet before you can cast Mr. Woolly Bugger with any kind of accuracy and confidence. In this episode, we lay out the basics of leaders and tippet.
Listen to Episode 49: Making Sense of Leaders and Tippet
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When it comes to leaders and tippet, any hacks that you’ve discovered for matching tippet to fly?
Here is a handy chart on when to use which tippet size: How to Choose the Right Tippet Size.
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