Land more big, toothy saltwater fish with these reusable fly fishing leaders.

3.4 out of 5 Customer Rating
Type: Bite Guards - 4"
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$15.95
Item #1578
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  • 4", 38 lb.
  • 4", 58 lb.
  • 8", 38 lb.
  • 8", 58 lb.
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    $15.95
    Item #1578_2
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    has been our commitment since 1856. It’s who we are. If you aren’t happy with a product or service, we want to know about it. And we’ll make it right. That’s the Orvis Way.

  • 4", 38 lb.
  • 4", 58 lb.
  • 8", 38 lb.
  • 8", 58 lb.
  • The Story

    Fly fishing leaders for bluefish, barracuda, and pike. This is the best bite-guard system for the sharp teeth of saltwater fish we've ever seen! Not only are these leaders easy to use-they're reusable. The twist is prefabricated in a way that is easy to twist and untwist many times over. Easy-to-follow directions are included. Each package of fly fishing leaders contains six guards in a rigid plastic tube to keep them straight.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use If you fly fish for toothy critters this is the quickest way to go. Pre rig your flies and no need to make haywires while on the water.
    Date published: 2020-11-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well made Utilize on my 8wt intermediate line between tapered leader and my hook clip. Not looking for protection from teeth as much as easy attachment between more expensive tapered leader and changing flies
    Date published: 2020-08-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Musky Beware If you fish for anything capable of biting through tippet you need these guards in tour bag. I’ve used them for years on Musky and never had them fail. Easy to attach and make changing flies a breeze.
    Date published: 2020-06-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My go to bite guards. I use it in a number of situations, from fishing locally in our transition waters (gulf to bay) to brackish waters upstream from the bay. ( never know what you're going to hook up with.
    Date published: 2020-03-09
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Convenient but tricky I used these wade fishing the keys for barracuda. The package directions are minimalist. With some trial and error I learned to open the twist and tie them on without bending the wire (these need to stay straight to work right.) Instead of picking at the twist end, grab just below twist end and also at loop end then gently flex in a circular motion, just enough to pop loose the first couple of twists. Then you can pinch the tag and unravel. Run it through the eye of fly and do the same in reverse. Then attach your leader with an improved clinch and pull against the hook bend with finger or tool to tighten. Bite guard wire stays straight and you're ready to hook up with a toothy critter.
    Date published: 2019-12-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Simple and easy I found this in the Orvis store after losing two flies to Northern Pike when fishing for Bass. I like that it is easy to change flies and still lightweight enough not be a big hunk of leader in front of the fly
    Date published: 2019-09-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Used against pike and tarpon This product Works well with fish and sharp teeth.
    Date published: 2019-08-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fly saver! The barracudas are now no match for my high dollar flys!
    Date published: 2019-06-16
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