When was fishing line invented?

Answer Fishing line dates back to 3000 B.C. in China, where silk was used. Different cultures over millennia have used various materials for fishing line: the Norse used sea grass in the 700s and America... Read More »

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Who invented monofilament fishing line?

Dupont announced the invention of nylon in 1938 and introduced nylon monofilament fishing line in 1939. Dacron (plastic) line remained most popular until 1959, when Dupont began production of a thi... Read More »

How to Put Fishing Line on a Telescoping Fishing Pole?

Telescoping fishing rods are a convenient way for many anglers to carry a full-size rod in a compact size. Available in a wide range of prices, telescoping rods are made with multiple sections that... Read More »

How do I put fishing line on a fishing wheel?

Loop your fishing line around the spool of your reel. Let 6 inches of line (this is called the tag) overlap with the main line. Loop the tag around the main line three times.Thread the tag from the... Read More »

Can you use regular fishing line for fly fishing?

Successful fly fishing is done with proper equipment, especially the correct line. Standard monofilament fishing line will not work for fly fishing. Fly fishing line is typically floating line, whi... Read More »