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Scientific Anglers Sonar Sinking Leaders: Options for Changing Conditions

Five different densities to get your leader down to any depth, with micro swivels for large flies.

Scientific Anglers Sonar Sinking Leaders: Options for Changing Conditions

$19.95 | scientificanglers.com

There are dozens and dozens of floating, hovering, intermediate, and sinking lines out there to help you get to exactly the right depth of feeding trout, but the fact of the matter is, most of the time when you’re out trout fishing, you just have one rod, one reel, and a floating line. When conditions change, your strategies should change as well, and Scientific Anglers’ new Sonar Sinking Leaders will help you do that with five different densities to get you down to any depth. The leaders come in five colors: willow (floating), pale green (hover), light blue (intermediate), dark green (sink 3), and charcoal (sink 6).

They have a printed line ID on the butt end and a loop to attach to the fly line, and on the business end, there is a micro swivel that makes it super easy to attach a tippet without using a blood knot. The swivel also helps avoid line twist with large flies. There’s no swivel on the floating version.

They come in 7- and 10-foot lengths and are built on a 25-pound-test monofilament core. A complete kit with all the leaders costs $84.95.

$19.95 | scientificanglers.com

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