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… ditto ZaneD … for permit I use Rio knotless mono leaders with a Seaguar Blue tippet, connected with a handshake loop … though for tarpon, leaders are knotted …
 

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Mason for leaders/buts than Seaguar ACE for shock tippet or Seaguar Grand Max FX for light (bonefish) tippet.
For normal size bonefeish flies ready knotless leaders (SA hard, RIO hard, VArivas Salt, Umpqua..) are fine (+ Grand Max FX tippet)
 

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Ande premium is the standard mono.... For tarpon fishing I like the Ande for butt sections, hard Mason for tippets, and fluoro for bite (or shock) tippets...


Back when I used to tie up my own tapered leaders for bonefish (back in the Stone Age....) every last bit of any tapered leader was Ande (but that was years before fluoro came available...
 

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A few store bought leaders should last a long time. You spend all that money on skiff, truck, gas, fly rods and reels and then are going to hand tie leaders? Grab a few 9ft tapered leaders, add some FC tippet and fish. I hand tie a few specialty leaders I want for what I am throwing but a knotless leaders here in the grass is a beautiful thing.
 

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Remember guys, he's asking about mono, not fluorocarbon or mason or hard mono.

For me, it's Momoi, Silverthread, P-line and I'll even use The Triplefish mono in those large diameter spools for leader material. Again, I'm only using mono or mason for leader materials for the butt section of floating leaders for surface or subsurface flies and even then, using fluorocarbon for tippet and bite leader. But for subsurface to sinking flies, I'm using all fluorocarbon.
 

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I mostly use Ande for for everything but the tippet. Usually use Seaguar or SA fc for tippet. I do not like Rio hard mono at all but I do like Rio Bass for mono tippet. Ande knots really well and stretches well too. For some reason I just don’t trust it for tippet strength even though I’ve never had a problem and generally fish on the heavy side. If I’m going for gold I test my leaders anyway and never had Ande fail much under predicted knot strength.
 
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