Posted on: Aug 14 2015


Midland, MI (JULY 15, 2015) — Michigan-based fly line company Scientific Anglers is proud to announce the launch of its brand-new leader and tippet materials.

Researched and developed over the course of the last two years, SA’s new nylon and fluorocarbon leader and tippet materials are up to 35% stronger than their predeces- sors, built to traditional X size specifications, and come in a wide selection of lengths and sizes—up to 65lbs. in nylon and 80lbs. in fluorocarbon.

“We fully believe that we’ve developed the best materials in the industry,” said re- search and development manager Andrew Bosway. “We started over from scratch with the sole purpose of creating leaders and tippets with the strongest straight tensile and wet knot strength on the market. Based on months of data collection, testing, and on-the-water field work, we’re confident we’ve done just that.”

Manufactured using a proprietary process that removes stress during the extrusion pro- cess and reduces water absorption when used, the nylon leaders and tippets are thus able to maintain their structural integrity longer, which produces stronger tensile and wet knot breaking strengths.

The new two-pack leaders have an MSRP of $7.99 for nylon and $23.99 for fluorocarbon; the 30-meter tippets have an MSRP of $4.99 for nylon, $14.95 for fluorocarbon, and $4.99 for abrasion-resistant Hard Mono. All the new materials will be available at Scientific An- glers dealers in the fall of 2015.

About Scientific Anglers: Founded in 1945 in Midland, Michigan, Scientific Anglers has been an industry leader in the development of fly lines, leaders, tippets, reels, and accessories for more than 70 years. Scientific Anglers developed the modern floating fly line and pioneered the use of textured technologies in fly-line construction.

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