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shock leader taper or plain shock

Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 2:43 pm
by petethehatch
hi all what do you all think the best taper leader or plain leader.

Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:20 pm
by rabbi2
Its got to be taper, due to a smaller knot to go easily through the rings, also the level wind if you have one.
I know its a bit more expensive and after saying that I don't use it mysel as I purchase all my line in 1/2 and 1 kg spoolls
keith :D :D

Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:27 pm
by eccles
Always used Greased Weasel plain 50 lb meself with an Albright knot which is quite a tidy affair IMO. Once tried another SL recommended by tackle shop but crap compared with Greased Weasel. OK it's not the cheapest but pretty well lasts forever - I know I have one which is close to two years old.

Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 7:49 pm
by Yakdiver
As above works for me

Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 9:35 pm
by nthendpompey
been using sakuma tapered leaders for a while and had no probs,even with weed .small knot pulls through weed..was always greased weasel man befor.also its more supple than weasel.