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A Message to Our Customers

To do our part to protect our community, we have temporarily shut down all in-store and curb-side pickups. We are still processing orders online. Due to current circumstances we are working under "Minimum Basic Operations" and all orders may experience a slight delay in processing, but they are going out.

Please see our Blog for more information and for updates.

We thank you for your patience and support of Mad River Outfitters during this time!

Fluorocarbon Leader and Tippet Material

Fluorocarbon has basically the same refractive index as water, which means it's much harder for the fish to detect. It is also much more abrasion resistant than standard mono. Favorite of many professionals! Please also note that it has a natural tendency to sink so it is really best viewed as a wet fly/streamer tippet. Also great for shock tippets in the salt. Everyone has their favorite...with the Cortland being the best selling, but be sure to compare the value of the Orvis's a good deal.

Our favorite fluorocarbon leader and tippet materials are listed here.