Rio Tarpon Leaders
Guide Reviews, Video, and Sales on Rio 3 Pack Rio Tarpon Tapered Leaders - Rio's tapered leader specifically intended for Prized Tarpon fishing and Tarpon flies.
NEW Tarpon Pro 2-Pack leaders feature 10 ft length and 60 or 80 Lb test Fluorocarbon shock tippet.
Unique features: Twisted Butt sections provide shock absorption when Mr. Tarpon makes that mind numbing run or jump. Shock tippets attached with an improved blood knot. Butts are equipped with a loop for quick changes under pressure situations. Shock tippets may be hard nylon or Fluorocarbon material - your choice
Perfection Loops: Rio provides these for you on each Tarpon leader in this 3-pack.
Leader Material: Hard, stiff nylon monofilament or the toughest possible Fluorocarbon - depending on your choice and material preferences.
Tippet Class versus Shock Tippet Strength: Rio Tarpon fly leaders are tapered down to 20 lb strength-class material prior to addition of the Shock Tippet.
Tippet characteristics: Firm powerful tippets, decisive fly turnover; suitable for all sizes of Tarpon specialty flies.
Knot Strength: Excellent - excellent, and especially excellent in terms of break strength and knot durability.
Shock Tippet Strength Options: Available in 40 - 100 lb. class depending on materials.