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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 fly fishing leader formulas meeting your selected criteria. You can read more about this new tool here.
Leadercalc currently contains 2791 leaders for fly fishing, so there are enough to choose from.

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

Randomly selected: Medium Line Short

Category: Miscellaneous Leaders
Short leader for medium weight lines in the 4-7 weight classes.
NameSectionsTippetLengthLineFormula

4X - 8.0'
Show all variations

84X
0.0070"
8.0'4-7wt.
12" of 0.0210
12" of 0.0190 (07X)
17" of 0.0170 (05X)
15" of 0.0150 (03X)
7" of 0.0130 (01X)
7" of 0.0110 (0X)
7" of 0.0090 (2X)
18" of 0.0070 (4X)

Randomly selected: Stillwater for sinking lines

Category: Stillwater
Short leader designed by Wayne Stegen for fishing siking lines on lakes.
NameSectionsTippetLengthLineFormula

4X - 6.5'
Show all variations

44X
0.0070"
6.5'4-6wt.
29" of 0.0110 (0X)
20" of 0.0100 (1X)
16" of 0.0090 (2X)
12" of 0.0080 (3X)
 

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