Confidence matters, and Umpqua’s Perform X HD will be there for you when throwing big and small tube flies and fishing sunken line for Atlantic salmon and trout. Perform X HD has the perfect mass and moderate stiffness to turn over big bugs and the abrasion resistance to handle the often violent aftermath of the take.
PERFORM X HD SALMON/STEELHEAD NYLON TIPPET
Perform X HD has the perfect mass and moderate stiffness to turn over big bugs.
Abrasion resistance to handle the often violent aftermath of the take.
Soft enough to fish small patterns on relatively thick nylon
Great breaking strength
Clear coloured nylon
Probably the only fly shop in the world that keep leaders and tippet in the fridge…
Longer lasting when kept cold
** Why keep our nylon and polymer leaders/tippet in the refrigerator?
99% of chemical reactions go slower if they are cold, and as a guide, for artificial age testing of polymers, the rule of thumb is 10 degrees Celsius = doubling of the time. This is a readily used formula in the polymer (nylon) product lifespan validation.