There are multiple ways of tying on a dropper fly. If you ask four fly fishers their favorite method, you very well might receive four different options. The above image reflects the four most common methods. Which do you use...?
1. Attach dropper tippet to hook bend with a clinch knot. I use this method when fishing tiny dry flies and the hook eye will not accept two pieces of tippet.
2. Attach dropper tippet to the hook-eye. This option gives the first fly better action.
3. The use of a long tag end is a great system. This means you can change either of the two fly's independently of each other.
4. The sliding dropper offers you the ability to switch either fly our independently. It also gives you the ability to adjust the location of the dropper along the length of the mainline.
Our Thread Furled Leaders are great for dry fly / dropper setups for smaller / lightweight flies. If you are throwing heavy flies / split shot st-ups, our Nylon Big Bug Furled Leaders are the best choice.
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