How strong is a fly fishing line?

Answer Fly fishing line is as strong as its rating. For example, ratings of strength of lines range from 1 to 15 weight. The higher the weight, the stronger the line. According to Fly Fish USA, "For examp... Read More »

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How strong is fishing line?

The strength of fishing line largely depends on the type of fishing line used. Most are rated as being able without breaking to handle somewhere between two pounds and 30 pounds, expressed as being... Read More »

How strong is monofilament fishing line?

According to the monofilament spool capacity and conversion chart at the Crook & Crook Fishing Supply Company website, monofilament fishing line ranges in strength from line that can handle up to 2... Read More »

How strong is fluorocarbon fishing line?

Depending on which brand you buy, flourocarbon fishing line can handle both saltwater and freshwater fish that weigh up to 20 pounds. While the line can hold a fish that's a few more pounds heavier... Read More »

How strong is nylon fishing line?

Nylon fishing line is also known as monofilament line. It comes with different "pound test" numbers, which show the amount of stress that the line can take before it breaks. The test number for mos... Read More »