Overall: 4.5 / 5 based on 18 reviews
16 of 18 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Tough Leaders -
By: jm02130 from Boston, MA
I've used these leaders for years. I get the 20 lb test and attach 4" wire tippets. Very good for blues in the surf. Because they are abrasion resistant, these leaders last.
Excellent product. -
By: Mark1331 from Glasgow, Scotand
Used on 2 trips, no signs of abrasion as yet. Good, supple, straight caster.
Good Value -
By: BAGGOT from North Scotland
Good leader turnover fine with most flies , hopeless with heavier tube flies as taper is too fine but then all Tapered Leaders have this problem so not an Orvis failing
Tough Leader and Tippet for Bass -
By: FarandFine from Alexandria, VA
Top 10 Contributor
I don’t fish this leader and tippet often, but when I do it’s for smallmouth bass on stream that has debris and sweepers that result in break-offs with less tough terminal gear. A great product at a good price.
Good for Bones -
By: TNBud from Smoky Mountains, TN
Top 25 Contributor
I've used this all over the flats on Catt and never had any issues. I've had my line pulled over coral and through mangroves without being broke off. I will admit that it got roughed up a little afterwards, but I at least landed the fish.
By: Spotthedog from U.K.
I must have been sold old stock!! I bought two reels but they were both as bad as each other. I lost so many fish I ended up throwing them away because the breaking strain had deteriorated to almost nothing. I had to purchase basic nylon for a local store in order to continue my fishing vacation. I will not be buying Orvis leaders again.
Great shock tippet for big fish -
By: flyfisher2 from Billings, Montana
Surprisingly small diameter for strength of material. Right amount of suppleness. Easy to tie knots. Very low price compared to fluorocarbon. A best buy!
Toothy critters -
By: Obgynkenobi from Edmonton Alberta
Fishing for walleye and pike on our home lake this sure beats wire fumbling and stands up. This past weekend, 30 pike and 8 walleye with only one precautionary Tippet change and no fish lost!
Strong leader -
By: Cdcaddis from Acklins Island, Bahamas
Good quality leader with abrasion resistance diameter. Helps hanging onto big bonefish if thet swim over coral in shallow water.
good stuff -
By: breakaway from Tulsa, OK
10' 16# on 8 wt., 10# -15# tippet. Turns over striper flies in windy conditions. fished mostly in very rough rocky river bottom. Long lasting. Not prone to wind knots. Low memory. No complaints. Please don't ever discontinue.