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Old 11-30-2011, 10:23 PM
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I also just use a 10' section of 6, 8, or 10# mono or flouro. I've acctually caught trout at becker with a 12' section of 10# flouro and a DHM.
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Old 11-30-2011, 11:27 PM
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Flyover,

Does anyone sell those poly leaders locally??????? I have heard of them before.
Joe,

I'm not sure if they wholesale them to other shops or not. From what I understood about them they are a Feather Craft original. Ill be ordering some stuff from FC before I head out to Arizona in late December. If you want I could grab a couple for you and mail them or bring them with. I'll be in Phoenix and Williams from Dec 22 through the 28th. Any decent Bass or Pan Fish fishing around Phoenix around that time of year?
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Old 12-01-2011, 10:11 AM
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Flyover,

Thanks for asking. I am into braided leaders like no other. I do my warmwater fishing at 5,900 feet, which is a little cold for me right now. There are plenty of warmwater fishing areas around Phx., search this forum. The Williams area has good cold and warmwater fishing spots but I have not had to go that far to fish.

Joe "D" plummer
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Old 12-02-2011, 11:50 AM
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Polyleaders:

Hey guys I think I can clear this polyleader thing up for you a bit. First they are not furled leaders. Poly leaders were originally designed by Airflo in the UK. Rio makes them also and calls them versaleaders. They essentially are built like fly lines with a inner core and outer coating (PVC-Airlfo or Polyurethane-Rio) material and they are tapered as well.I have used them for both Warmwater fishing and Steelhead fishing. In regards to Warmwater they are great for poeple who can't have multiple rods rigged with different lines. They come in floating, hover, intermdiate and 4 difffernt sink rates. With 1 set of 10ft poly leaders you can cover water up to 8 ft. very effectively with just a floating fly line. Airflo offers many different models in different lengths as well as different core materials. These options are very nice too have as it allows one to consider turnover (Core material and diameter) as well as temperature (Core material). If you are looking at the floating version I have found the 4ft Bass/Pike version to work well as a topwater leader with an additional 3-4ft of 12,15 or 20# added to the front. I can get all but the largest flies (2/0 plus) to turnover well with this set up. If you fish smaller flies and lighter rods the trout models will work fine. All that being said they are not cheap and you will probably want to tie a small perfection loop on the exposed core of the polyleader and loop your tippet to that to preserve the leader length. Hope that helps...

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