How To Tie A Dropper

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In this episode of RIO's "How To" series, RIO brand manager Simon Gawesworth runs through a number of reasons of why you would fish a dropper on your leader. In addition, Simon shows 4 different ways of making a dropper - using a surgeon knot, a tippet ring, the "New Zealand" dropper and the swiveling dropper from Poland.

If you want to fish more than one fly on your leader, this videos will give you some great ideas for rigging, as well as showing many typical multiple fly set ups that Simon uses, and that can give you a more successful day on the water.

RIO's "How To" videos are a series of short films that explain all you need to know to learn a particular way to fish, or cast. Where applicable, each film talks through the gear that you need, shows how to rig the gear, how to read the water, and how to fish that particular technique. These educational films are packed with information and top tips designed to improve the knowledge and skill level of all fly fishers. Each one is bought to you by a RIO employee or a RIO brand ambassador.