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Travis Rothfortune

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What's Your Tippet?
« on: October 12, 2018, 06:49:21 PM »
What's your favorite tippet brand? Copolymer or fluorocarbon?...and why? ;)

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Re: What's Your Tippet?
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2018, 07:43:24 AM »
There's probably some good discussions on this in past threads.

I use both copolymer and fluoro.  Depends on the floatability and the breaking strength I want.  Rio FC + I really like. I also like eternum jaxon for copolymer.

But for leader builds I also use amnesia, maxima, and stren.  But that's not for thebtippet per se.
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Re: What's Your Tippet?
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2018, 08:35:50 AM »
I don't find that float ability is a criterion in choosing between fluoro and copo.  In the diameters we use as tippets, both float or sink at essentially the same rate.

I like fluoro as tippet material because of abrasion resistance.  My favorite brand is Cortland Ultra-Premium.  It is very strong and holds knots very well.  The rest of my leader is composed of Maxima, Amnesia, and some kind of sighter.