Malin Single Strand Stainless Steel Leader

Malin Single Strand Stainless Steel Leader

$11.99 - $16.99
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Spool WeightLb TestDiameterLengthColorPrice
1/4 lb.40 lb..013 in.555 ft.Coffee$16.99 USD
1/4 lb.61 lb..016 in.366 ft.Coffee$14.99 USD
1/4 lb.80 lb..018 in.289 ft.Coffee$13.99 USD
1/4 lb.108 lb..022 in.194 ft.Coffee$12.99 USD
1/4 lb.131 lb..024 in.163 ft.Coffee$11.99 USD
Malin's solid single strand stainless steel leader is packaged in resealable bags for easy use and storage. Malin stainless steel leader wire is ideal for rigging all types of bait or lures when you need abrasion resistance and protection from sharp teeth. Malin leader wire is torsion straightened and treated so it is nearly invisible beneath the water, and is available in the dark coffee colored finish. The experience Malin has gained through the years ensures the highest quality product every time.
5 Stars based on 14 reviews
By Hung
Great wire leader
September 18, 2021
I bought the 61lbs one for Kingfish, the wire is very good, easy to tie and very study.
By Chris
Buford, GA
Works great
September 30, 2020
Easy haywires...use for kingfish stingers
By Al L.
Branchville, SC
Wonderful wire
June 9, 2020
This wire is just what I needed for doing iron grabs and piping on my model railroad cars. Use it in various sizes all the time.
By Jake
Parkland, FL
Tough to rig
July 24, 2019
I would love to give this product a 5 star but I found it very hard to rig and was unable to use it
By Andrew
Ft Pierce, Florida
Highly Recommended Product!
November 5, 2017
Great for making stinger rigs for kingfish.
  • Affordable
  • High Quality
  • Trusted Brand
By Michael
Archer, FL
Standard Issue
June 1, 2017
Malin has always been dependable. Reasonably priced. Good product.
By Thomas j.
Lilesville NC
August 4, 2016
This leader is always spot on, easy to use and will stand up to any thing with teeth and cat fish to.
  • All good.
  • None
By Will
Tampa, FL
Great steel leader
December 7, 2015
Best wire I have found. Use it almost daily on mackeral, bluefish, jack, and trout.
  • Easy to use, not too stiff, not too soft, doesn't break easily when bent
By Albert L.
United States
Malin steel wire
May 15, 2015
Great stuff. I also use this wire in my train models as rods and piping.
Austin, TX
Great wire for rigging leaders
January 7, 2015
High strength and easy to work with in creating haywire twists. If you are looking to build your own wire leaders, you can't go wrong with this.
  • high tensile strength and easay to work with.
By jerrry
clayton, NC
good wire
April 12, 2014
I use this wire to make my king rigs for pier fishing in NC. it is easy to work with. its also pretty strong. I caught a tarpon over 100lbs from a pier using the 61# malin hardwire. there are even directions on the back teaching you to tie the knots needed for this wire.
  • coffee color blends in. strong easy to work with.
  • be careful not to kink the wire. it will weaken it dramatically
By Shiva
Cunupia, Cunupia
Thin and strong!
December 26, 2013
Great product, made all my leaders with precision and strength..
By Dong
Houston Texas
Works on teethy critters
July 18, 2012
Allowed me to fish and pull in King Mackerals. No problem and no worries.
By Tarout
Saudi Arabia
Ease of use, Performs well, Quality
July 15, 2012
"This dark 80# test stainless wire is stiff enough to allow me to build my multiple hook troling rigs to run true in the water. I start with a 7/0 hook with a chin weight, then a side/back hook for the ones that don't take my whole herring.
The wire twists well, rolls tight, and breaks clean so there is no sharp edge.
If your needs include rigging hoos for troling rigs like mine, I would reccomend you give this hard wire a try."
5 Questions & 5 Answers
anthony smith
from southwest florida asked:
February 7, 2020
I saw a video of Roland Martin using the size 15 and 13 and 12 for making up his version of a Tokyo rig. the different wire sizes for different apps. what is the diameter of these sizes of wire, Thanks in advance for your help and info
1 Answer
Hello Anthony, here is the line diameter specs. 

40lb test .013in 

61lb test .016in 

80lb test .018in 

108lb test .022in 

131lb test .024in

Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on February 7, 2020

from FL asked:
May 15, 2021
Is 40lb wire sufficient for pier fishing for 30-40 pound king mackarel, or should I use 61lb wire since we use much higher drag pressures to stop the fish from going around the pilings and kings can get very aggressive at the last minute.
1 Answer
I would go up to 61lb because of the structure 40lb will be enough if you don't want to upsize but the 61lb will help you apply more stopping power to the fish.
Submitted by: Paul Olah on May 20, 2021

Cheryl Ashenbrener
from Florida asked:
December 14, 2017
How long is this wire? It says 555ft in the description. Is this a spool?
1 Answer
Depending on the lb test you want will determine how many ft you would get with the spool. For example the 61 lb test comes in 3 ft spool and the 80 lb test comes with 289 ft on the spool.
Submitted by: Donald on December 15, 2017

from Pakistan asked:
October 20, 2016
can i use that wire in trolling ... for king makerels , Barcuda too ... Tie The Haywire Twist is safe in trolling ?
1 Answer
This wire can be used while trolling for king mackerel and baracuda. The haywire twist would be safe for trolling.
Submitted by: Donald on October 21, 2016

from TUCSON AZ asked:
April 18, 2014
how can this leader be attached to mono or braided line? canit be knotted?
1 Answer
The options are going to be either an albright knot or using a swivel between the braid and wire leader.
Submitted by: Customer Service on April 18, 2014


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