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Things I know about Tippet

02/21/13 – I’m often asked what’s the difference between leaders and tippet. My general answer is that tippet is part of leader and that overall leaders have taper and tippet sections don’t. Then I mention that the tippet section is the terminal section of the leader that is tied to the fly and that the […]

Sink that tippet unless you want it to float.

You can’t buy Mud anymore, at least, not in Orvis stores.  I’ve never seen it anywhere else hence my conclusion you can’t buy it any longer.  Most people don’t even know what it was so they don’t miss it.  However, if you wanted your leader tippet section to sink it was the best “degreaser” money could […]