Braided Nylon Leader with Bimini Tippets

Our fishing leader and tippet combination is a recipe for superb presentations.


Ideal fishing leader and tippet for delicate dry-fly presentations. Superior turnover power allows for long tippet extensions. Original braided leaders are four times as supple as solid monofilament. Floating braided leaders are impregnated with a water-repellent formula that eliminates spray over wary fish. One fishing leader and two Bimini tippets per pack.


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 4.9 / 5 based on 54 reviews


54 of 54 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 5/5

    Expensive but excellent - 5/15/2014
    By: from Germany
    Top 25 Contributor

    Roll over perfectly for dry flies, last long. I add a tippet ring to prolong the lifetime of the bimini-tippet as well. When nymphing, I use a longer tippet sometimes. Nice for 4 wt lines. The best out there.

  • 5/5

    Awesome leaders - 1/3/2014
    By: from Chicago, IL
    Top 50 Contributor

    Great product that casts beautifully and allows a proper dry fly presentation. A very good value in my opinion.

  • 5/5

    Great Leaders and Tippets - 9/14/2013
    By: from Alexandria, VA
    Top 10 Contributor

    I have used the Orvis braided leaders and bimini tippets since their introduction, in both 7.5- and 9-foot lengths and in all tippet sizes. Great for dry fly fishing and I only tie a single fly-to-tippet knot. Kudos!

  • 5/5

    Best braided dry fly leader out there - 6/20/2013
    By: from Southern Itlay

    Absolutely the best after years of on the water testing. . . always returning to this one! Please continue to make it, especially in the 4X & 3X size.

  • 5/5

    Softest leader - 6/18/2013
    By: from Montreal QC

    I have been using these leaders for a number of years now and to me they are the best as they have no memory and always lay out very cleanly. They last a long time and are thus worth the price.

  • 5/5

    Wouldn't use any other leader! - 6/18/2013
    By: from Vancouver, WA

    I have been using the Orvis Braided Nylon Leaders since the early 1980's and swear by them. I find them very effective both for dry fly fishing and nymph fishing. I have no trouble turning the fly over when casting. I would suggest that you try one and you may be hooked, no pun intended.

  • 5/5

    Floating braided leaders - 6/12/2013
    By: from South Carolina

    I have used Orvis Braided Leaders for many years and I think they are excellent. There are a lot of opinions of various brands of leaders and I've used most of them, but always wind up coming back the the Orvis Braided Leaders, especially for bass and brem. Some people think they are to thick and don't work well for trout but I don't agree. Stick with Orvis, you won't go wrong.

  • 5/5

    My #1 go to dry fly leader - 6/2/2013
    By: from Southern Itlay

    After testing these leaders along with the other major bran fluorocarbon & nylon leaders out there, I've always come back to this leader. It turns over tippet superbly & is delicate in presentation even to the most wary trout. . . able to connect about 6 ft of tippet with no problem working on crystal clear spring creek waters in Europe/Italy/Slovenia where lots of pressure are placed on fish and all of the trout in Italy are wild extremely wary tout. I like the 3X leader and just loop the tippet to leader with perfection loop. They don't twist like most braided leaders on the market, and the feel is is superb. Trying to buy more of the 3X but they are sold-out. Next time I'm going to stock-up on them.

  • 5/5

    Exceeds Expectations - 5/22/2013
    By: from Palos Heights, IL.

    I am a fan of furled leaders. Other brands have a tendency to sink causing me to try and use flotant to keep the leader from dragging my fly below the surface. This braided leader floats very well on my 3wt rod.

  • 5/5

    "leader that leads" - 5/14/2013
    By: from Northeast Pa.

    I love the braided leaders. They cast great and make changing the tippet a breeze. I am sorry that you discontinued the 9' for 3 weight line. I am now using the 7.5'

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  • Floating Leader, 7.5', line weight 4-7, 3X-5X (Not Available) £12.95 Sale: £9.07
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  • Original Leader, 7.5', line weight 4-7, 3X-5X £9.00
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