Tyger LeaderTyger Leader
The ty-able stainless steel fishing leader
Well the cat is definitely out of the bag! Professional anglers have kept this one to themselves for way too long. Roland Martin knows, so does Shaw Grigsby...Tyger Leader works! I would have to say that this product certainly changes up the approach to fishing and is an excellent time saver.
TyGer Leader is a nylon coated micro-braided stainless steel leader that is flexible enough to be tied. It is a leader that is flexible, soft, kink-resistant and provides direct tying to your hook, lure or bloodknotting to your line.
The sensitivity factor of Tyger leader is amazing, the 5-pound test is .010 line diameter so the fish can't see the stuff at all. The leader was fished in some harsh review conditions. Extreme rock points and boulder-type situations were fished using jigs and crankbaits for our review.
Tyger leader performed magically. The leader held up to numerous toothy critters and some huge rocks that wanted to dig through the line. The simple fact was that having to retie every so often to insure good tensile strength was not an issue anymore. We could go right into the rocky areas and fish, fish, fish. We banged our lures over rock and through crevices and pulled out nice fish where only some fisherman dream of putting a jig.
Although this product is a winner, bassdigest did find some drawbacks to fishing the Tyger Leader. Tyger leader is great in the 5-pound strength for bass fisherman, but it was fished in a nickel finish or stainless steel finish. The staff at bassdigest would like to see the 5-pound test Tyger leader come in the color black. The fish were obviously turned off by the color(nickel) of the leader in the water. Even in stained water we felt it produced less bites than a standard mono or superline application. Proving the theory, we used a marker to color the leader black and the bites did increase.
Another setback of fishing the leader is you can tend to think you can get anywhere with your lures because of the strength of the leader, not so. You can still wedge your way in between rocks. A lure retriever saved the day twice.
The Tyger leader took a true professional fisherman's punishment and time after time came back to the boat clean! This is a time saving piece to the puzzle of tournament bass fishing. We all retie; we retie on the water and rock fishing can be treacherous. Well the word is out now and you need to have this product in these situations, it will save you time and money. The staff did not lose one lure while reviewing the Tyger Leader. This says a lot since we put it into the toughest conditions. Give it a try, you'll be glad you did.
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