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May 10, 2022

The Truth about Braid VS. Mono Line Stretch

There’s a whole lot of “information” out there on the internet about the difference between line stretch when it comes to braid vs. mono. Line manufacturers put out some info on this topic, too, but whenever […]
November 17, 2020

5 Tips for Avoiding Tangles

No one likes getting tangled, but it’s all part of the fishing game. That said, you can minimize the number of tangles you get, by taking these five simple tips into account. Whenever you’re using a […]
May 14, 2019

Using the Right Fishing Knot For the Job

Some people learn how to tie a Fisherman’s Knot (the Improved Clinch) and stop learning right there, while others learn a dozen or more different fishing knots and never stop looking for better ones. While most […]
February 7, 2019

Spooling Up With Braid Line

Any angler who’s been around for a while has spooled up a reel with braid line. And, he or she has undoubtedly also experienced the braid spinning around the spool of the reel. This can be […]
June 12, 2018

Pink Fluorocarbon Leader: Does it Make a Difference?

Fluorocarbon Cool-But Pink? On a recent three-day fishing binge in Florida, I was introduced to Yo-Zuri TopKnot fluorocarbon leader. While we were fishing, however, I noticed something a bit odd: the fluoro was pink. Now, everything […]
March 12, 2018

Saltwater Smack-Down: Braid vs. Monofilament

Which is better, braid or monofilament fishing line? Those of you who fish regularly know that the answer to this question includes a lot of caveats, conditions, and conundrums. In fact, there is no answer. Because […]
June 23, 2015

Monofilament Versus Braid: Fishing Line Show-Down

The monofilament versus braid fishing line argument will probably rage on for 100 years. In the mean-time, let’s set one thing straight: monofilament has far better abrasion resistance than braid. You’ve probably heard this before, as […]
May 26, 2015

PowerPro Maxcuatro

Okay, I’m going to say it right up front: I think the name Maxcuatro is a little funky. But when PowerPro comes out with a new line I’m paying attention, no matter what the heck they […]