Monofilament was the most common line for fishing for many years. It may still be, but it’s declined in popularity because of the innovation behind the other two. Monofilament is a single fiber of nylon that is spun individually or with other polymers (co-polymer line) then extruded to form a nylon line that is .
are special lines used for the fixed-line fishing method of tenkara. Traditionally these are furled lines the same length as the tenkara rod. Although original to Japan, these lines are similar to the British tradition of . They consist of several strands being twisted together in decreasing numbers toward the tip of the line, thus creating a taper that allows the line to cast the fly. It serves the same purpose as the fly-line, to propel a fly forward. They may be tied of various materials, but most commonly are made of monofilament.
A nice golden dorado caught on a crease fly while fly fishing in Argentina on the Rio Parana. Grab your Lateral Line and or Crisfield Summer Tropical for your next fly fishing adventure. Take a picture with a fish and your Lateral Line fishing apparel and send it to us, we’ll publish it in our blog and send you a Lateral Line sticker as a thank you. (Lateral Line fishing hat and Crisfield fishing shirt pictured next to the dorado on the fly fishing dude, with the trying to be cool, sunglasses)
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