Leaders and tippet material - Perfect for surface fishing

poly leaders for riffling hitch

The leader is an extension of your fly line
The link between our fly line and fly is of great importance to our casting and presentation skills and the choice of leader and tippet material is often debated among anglers. 
For more than one reason sinking poly leaders fit perfectly into the world of surface fishing and I will try to highlight some of the reasons why. 

3 very good reasons why you should use a poly leader for your surface fly fishing

Airflo polyleader sea trout steelhead clear Hover 1

Our leaders are Airflo Polyleaders
Airflo is the industry-leading manufacturer of poly leaders. Incredibly versatile non-PVC technology tapered leaders that will outperform most other poly leaders on the market – We carry a small selection of leaders in 5 – 8 and 10 foot – in the densities: hover and intermediate

See our polyleaders

Maxima tippet material - One of the best nylon materials available

Maxima Chameleon tippet material is the given choice for so many salmon and trout anglers around the world and for a good reason – it does what it promises.

maxima tippet material for riffling hitch
See our Maxima selection

There are many reasons why you should stick with Maxima Chameleon.

Confidence matters, and Umpqua’s Perform X HD will be there for you when throwing big bugs and big and small tube flies

Umpqua has a tippet material for every application … we tried them all and found the Perform X HD Umpqua tippet to be the best form of tippet material for salmon and trout fishing. Clear nylon. Super strong but still soft enough for our preference… less stretchable than the Maxima nylon we sell.

Perform X HD Umpqua tippet 8LB 30 yards
Umpqua PERFORM X HD tippet selection



There are many reasons why you should use Perform X HD Umpqua tippet