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LeaderCalc

Select the desired specifications for your leader and press "Find leaders" to look up suggestions.

Quick use

Using the form above you can ask LeaderCalc to caculate and show you a number of leader formulas meeting your selected criteria.
You can read more about this new tool here.
Leadercalc currently contains 2706 leaders, so there are enough to choose from.

Below you see a couple of randomly selected leader formulas. Click on the name, category or other elements to see more.

Randomly selected: Steelhead

Category: Salmon/Steelhead/Sea trout
Steelhead leader adapted from Chris Parsons. Also suitable for light two hand rods.
NameSectionsTippetLengthLineFormula

3X - 10.5'
Show all variations

83X
0.0080"
10.5'7-8wt.
29" of 0.0210
20" of 0.0190 (07X)
15" of 0.0170 (05X)
10" of 0.0150 (03X)
5" of 0.0130 (01X)
5" of 0.0110 (0X)
15" of 0.0100 (1X)
28" of 0.0080 (3X)

Randomly selected: Panfish Standard

Category: Panfish/Bass/Pike/Musky
NameSectionsTippetLengthLineFormula

5X - 8.0'
Show all variations

75X
0.0060"
8.0'3-5wt.
18" of 0.0170 (05X)
16" of 0.0150 (03X)
16" of 0.0130 (01X)
13" of 0.0110 (0X)
7" of 0.0090 (2X)
7" of 0.0070 (4X)
20" of 0.0060 (5X)