About Umpqua Feather Merchants Leader - 12', Weight Forward
- Ideal for drag-free presentation of varied fly sizes
- Weight forward
- Long tapered
- Length: 12'
- Material: Nylon
- Made in Japan
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4.571428 5 Overall Rating: 4.6 Based on 14 reviews
Most Helpful 5-Star Review
Reviewed by GOFISH from northern Ca. on Thursday, November 29, 2012
I was curious about the "weight forward" design and found that the leader has a nice heavy long butt section that should turn over large bushy flys as discribed. You will need to pull the leader through a leader straightener to get the coils out,as the leader is quite stiff. Bought the 3x and will o... Read More
Reviewed by lando from australia on Wednesday, November 20, 2013Seems tough and strong while not being too thick. like that it is already 12 feet.
Reviewed by Trossi from Louisiana on Saturday, October 12, 2013Wow as usual a good product from Umpqua. A great leader with an even better price....what else can you really say or ask for?
Reviewed by Stringer the stinger from Newfoundland on Thursday, September 12, 2013Good
Reviewed by carpfly tier from Kansas on Thursday, May 16, 2013The leaders I purchased were a little to long so I removed some from the butt end. This worked out fine for me. The leaders straightened out easily and fished well.
Reviewed by SSLandEsq. from Kentucky on Thursday, May 16, 2013These work great for streamers and terrestrials