Abel Nippers - Tippet and Leader Nippers

Abel Nippers - Tippet and Leader Nippers

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The award-winning Abel Nipper, engineered to cut 7X - 100lb mono and braid tippet. 100% Made in the USA.

Abel Nipper Made in the USA

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Product Description

Abel once again raised the level of what a fishing tool could by taking one of the most basic accessories, and re-envisioning it with high quality parts, and perfected performance. Instead of the typical cutter-and-anvil design, the Abel Nipper features two jaws with knife grade steel cutting blades that cleanly snip 7X tippet, heavy leader material, and even braided backing. Overbuilt? Yes. Overkill? Definitely not. The Abel Nipper has quickly become one of the most essential items to include in a fly fisher’s, and fly tyer’s kit.



  • Screws - 303 Stainless Steel
  • Body - T-6061 T6 Aluminum
  • Jaws - Crucible CPM S35VN
  • Pin - 316 Stainless Steel


  • Designed, manufactured and assembled in the USA 
  • Anodized 6061-T6 aluminum body construction 
  • Replaceable jaws - machined out of premium grade Crucible CPM S35VN stainless steel, then heat treated to 58-60rc 
  • Engineered to cut 7X - 100 lb mono and braid 
  • Two Year limited warranty on the jaws after initial purchase 
  • Pin - 316 stainless steel 



Customer Reviews

Well Built Review by JodyC
Beautifully crafted here in the USA. Works like a charm and you can use a lanyard other then a zinger. (Posted on 4/1/2016)
Best Nipper Available PERIOD Review by Jamie C.
Forget the sticker shock, your search is now over. These Nippers are the be all and end all of nippers. Nice wide mouth, sharp and accurate, easy to handle, and the jaws are replaceable. They WILL NOT FAIL YOU! Nothing is more annoying than tippet that gets flattened or chewed up by sub par nippers. So suck it up and shell out for these lil' guys. You won't be disappointed. (Posted on 4/29/2015)
You get what you pay for...and these are the best Review by Kyle @ Trouts
I used to roll my eyes at people who bought these, but after several reliable sources telling me to get some I finally caved in. All I can say is I wish I hadn't waited so long. It's hard to explain how much of a joy these are to use until you spend a day on the river with them. Plus, they'll last forever so they might actually work out more cost effective in the long run. Get a pair!
(Posted on 11/13/2014)

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