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Schweitzer's 4-Segment Perfect Taper

Category: Dry Fly Leaders
Formula designed to tie quickly, turnover with light casts or into wind.
Has a longer tippet than most popper formulas, allowing delicate presentations to finicky panfish.
Ideal for still water fishing.

27 variations, 3X-5X, 6.0-10.0'

NameSectionsTippetLengthLineFormula

5X - 6.0'
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45X
0.0060"
6.0'3-6wt.
36" of 0.0190 (07X)
18" of 0.0140 (02X)
9" of 0.0100 (1X)
9" of 0.0060 (5X)

5X - 6.5'
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45X
0.0060"
6.5'3-6wt.
39" of 0.0190 (07X)
20" of 0.0140 (02X)
10" of 0.0100 (1X)
10" of 0.0060 (5X)

5X - 7.0'
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45X
0.0060"
7.0'3-6wt.
42" of 0.0190 (07X)
21" of 0.0140 (02X)
11" of 0.0100 (1X)
11" of 0.0060 (5X)

5X - 7.5'
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45X
0.0060"
7.5'3-6wt.
45" of 0.0190 (07X)
23" of 0.0140 (02X)
11" of 0.0100 (1X)
11" of 0.0060 (5X)

5X - 8.0'
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45X
0.0060"
8.0'3-6wt.
48" of 0.0190 (07X)
24" of 0.0140 (02X)
12" of 0.0100 (1X)
12" of 0.0060 (5X)

5X - 8.5'
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45X
0.0060"
8.5'3-6wt.
51" of 0.0190 (07X)
26" of 0.0140 (02X)
13" of 0.0100 (1X)
13" of 0.0060 (5X)

5X - 9.0'
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45X
0.0060"
9.0'3-6wt.
54" of 0.0190 (07X)
27" of 0.0140 (02X)
14" of 0.0100 (1X)
14" of 0.0060 (5X)

5X - 9.5'
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45X
0.0060"
9.5'3-6wt.
57" of 0.0190 (07X)
29" of 0.0140 (02X)
14" of 0.0100 (1X)
14" of 0.0060 (5X)

5X - 10.0'
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45X
0.0060"
10.0'3-6wt.
60" of 0.0190 (07X)
30" of 0.0140 (02X)
15" of 0.0100 (1X)
15" of 0.0060 (5X)

4X - 6.0'
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44X
0.0070"
6.0'3-6wt.
36" of 0.0200 (08X)
18" of 0.0140 (02X)
9" of 0.0100 (1X)
9" of 0.0070 (4X)

4X - 6.5'
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44X
0.0070"
6.5'3-6wt.
39" of 0.0200 (08X)
20" of 0.0140 (02X)
10" of 0.0100 (1X)
10" of 0.0070 (4X)

4X - 7.0'
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44X
0.0070"
7.0'3-6wt.
42" of 0.0200 (08X)
21" of 0.0140 (02X)
11" of 0.0100 (1X)
11" of 0.0070 (4X)

4X - 7.5'
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44X
0.0070"
7.5'3-6wt.
45" of 0.0200 (08X)
23" of 0.0140 (02X)
11" of 0.0100 (1X)
11" of 0.0070 (4X)

4X - 8.0'
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44X
0.0070"
8.0'3-6wt.
48" of 0.0200 (08X)
24" of 0.0140 (02X)
12" of 0.0100 (1X)
12" of 0.0070 (4X)

4X - 8.5'
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44X
0.0070"
8.5'3-6wt.
51" of 0.0200 (08X)
26" of 0.0140 (02X)
13" of 0.0100 (1X)
13" of 0.0070 (4X)

4X - 9.0'
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44X
0.0070"
9.0'3-6wt.
54" of 0.0200 (08X)
27" of 0.0140 (02X)
14" of 0.0100 (1X)
14" of 0.0070 (4X)

4X - 9.5'
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44X
0.0070"
9.5'3-6wt.
57" of 0.0200 (08X)
29" of 0.0140 (02X)
14" of 0.0100 (1X)
14" of 0.0070 (4X)

4X - 10.0'
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44X
0.0070"
10.0'3-6wt.
60" of 0.0200 (08X)
30" of 0.0140 (02X)
15" of 0.0100 (1X)
15" of 0.0070 (4X)

3X - 6.0'
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43X
0.0080"
6.0'3-6wt.
36" of 0.0200 (08X)
18" of 0.0150 (03X)
9" of 0.0110 (0X)
9" of 0.0080 (3X)

3X - 6.5'
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43X
0.0080"
6.5'3-6wt.
39" of 0.0200 (08X)
20" of 0.0150 (03X)
10" of 0.0110 (0X)
10" of 0.0080 (3X)

3X - 7.0'
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43X
0.0080"
7.0'3-6wt.
42" of 0.0200 (08X)
21" of 0.0150 (03X)
11" of 0.0110 (0X)
11" of 0.0080 (3X)

3X - 7.5'
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43X
0.0080"
7.5'3-6wt.
45" of 0.0200 (08X)
23" of 0.0150 (03X)
11" of 0.0110 (0X)
11" of 0.0080 (3X)

3X - 8.0'
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43X
0.0080"
8.0'3-6wt.
48" of 0.0200 (08X)
24" of 0.0150 (03X)
12" of 0.0110 (0X)
12" of 0.0080 (3X)

3X - 8.5'
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43X
0.0080"
8.5'3-6wt.
51" of 0.0200 (08X)
26" of 0.0150 (03X)
13" of 0.0110 (0X)
13" of 0.0080 (3X)

3X - 9.0'
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43X
0.0080"
9.0'3-6wt.
54" of 0.0200 (08X)
27" of 0.0150 (03X)
14" of 0.0110 (0X)
14" of 0.0080 (3X)

3X - 9.5'
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43X
0.0080"
9.5'3-6wt.
57" of 0.0200 (08X)
29" of 0.0150 (03X)
14" of 0.0110 (0X)
14" of 0.0080 (3X)

3X - 10.0'
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43X
0.0080"
10.0'3-6wt.
60" of 0.0200 (08X)
30" of 0.0150 (03X)
15" of 0.0110 (0X)
15" of 0.0080 (3X)
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