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The Best Monofilament Fishing Lines For Extra-Ordinary Fishing

Updated on December 16, 2010

Monofilament fishing lines make up more than 60 percent of the fishing lines that are sold in the market today. And if you’re new to fishing, you may want to start by using this one because its more affordable compared with other fishing line types and it’s also easy to use. When it comes to strength and performance, this type of line can also be trusted as long as you go with the more trusted brands. Most likely, cheap monofilament fishing lines aren’t made with additional materials for strengthening the line so they have poor quality performance as well. So instead of spending your money for some no-good monofilament fishing lines, why not get yourself some surefire lines from brands like Stren and Berkley? These brands are known to produce fishing lines of all types with exceptional quality.

Monofilament fishing lines are made with molten plastic or nylon. Now here is why anglers keep using these lines even with the availability of braided fishing lines and fluorocarbon fishing lines. Monofilament lines are known for their thinness and manageability. If you go for the branded ones, you can also get the same strength offered by other types of fishing lines. High quality ones may be a bit pricier than the cheap ones but, at least, you can be assured of better results. Depending on the type of fishing you are going to do, you may pick lines marked tough or extra tough as seen on the labels. You can also get clear varieties with some brands if you want something with low visibility underwater.

To help you know some of the best and the most trusted monofilament fishing lines in the market today, the following can be any of your choice and all of these will surely give you quality performance because of their versatility.

Berkley Trilene XT Monofilament Filler Spool
Berkley Trilene XT Monofilament Filler Spool

Berkley Trilene XT Monofilament Filler Spool
If you’re going fishing in a dense body of water with lots of vegetation, there’s no better move than going for the Berkley Trilene XT Monofilament Filler Spool. This one is the top brand of line when it comes to monofilament fishing lines so go ahead and get one and see why many anglers trust it. It gives you a top-of-the-line monofilament fishing line that’s strong enough to put up with fighting fish in stuffy environments and it’s also great for use in areas with sharp rocks. It also makes for easy casting with its superb flexibility. Aside from all the great features it offers, it also comes at a very affordable price. You may get this monofilament line in spools of 250 yards, 275 yards or 330 yards with capacities for 4 pounds up to 30 pounds.

Berkley Trilene Big Game Monofilament Custom Spool
Berkley Trilene Big Game Monofilament Custom Spool

Berkley Trilene Big Game Monofilament Custom Spool

If you’re going for bigger fish, here’s something of equal measure. Berkley gives you the Trilene Big Game Monofilament Custom Spool that packs in the added strength you need as the targets tend to tip the scales lower. If you’re going out to fish for mackerel, tuna, marlin, catfish and other heavy saltwater fish, this one’s absolutely going to be your best bet. This one is also reliable with its great resistance to shock and abrasions. It also comes in longer measurements for fishing in the open water. You may get this heavy duty monofilament fishing line in spools of 235 yards, 275 yards, 370 yards, 440 yards, 595 yards, 650 yards, 900 yards, 1,175 yards, 1,500 yards and 1,700 yards. This big game thing will surely not let you down.

Berkley Trilene XL Filler Spools 330 YD
Berkley Trilene XL Filler Spools 330 YD

Berkley Trilene XL Filler Spools 330 YD

Fishing is one way to fill the camping table, so if you’re going on a camping vacation that’s going to last for several days, you might as well bring something that won’t mess up your relaxation break. Get a Berkley Trilene XL Filler Spool and see how much a thin line can have enough strength and manageability to enable you to fill the bucket. It’s strong enough to resist scratches and cuts from river rocks and it’s also smooth enough to prevent tangling and knotting. This one will surely make casting and hauling easy. And in addition to that, this monofilament line is also very sensitive so you get better chances of snagging those fish before they get away. This monofilament fishing line is available in spools of 330 yards and in stocks tested for 2 up to 30 pounds. It’s also available in three different colors which you can choose from depending on where you want to go fishing: there’s clear for transparent waters, and blue-tint and lo-vis green for deeper waters.

330 Yds. Sufix Siege Monofilament Clear
330 Yds. Sufix Siege Monofilament Clear

330 Yds. Sufix Siege Monofilament Clear

As mentioned awhile ago, you can get the advantages of other fishing lines with monofilament fishing lines if you go with the trusted ones. Here’s one of those lines you can trust in terms of strength and performance. This monofilament fishing line from Sufix gives you an ultra-thin line made with the patented XV2 technology that involves a process called Nano Tech; the result is a slim line that gives you surprising strength for its diameter. It’s very manageable too so it’s easy to cast and wind over fishing reels. You can use this in waters with heavy cover with its reliable resistance to breakage and abrasions. It’s clear too so it offers better chances of catching fish due to its low visibility. You can get this line in 330-yard spools.

Triple Fish Xrated Co-Polymer Line Size: Bulk Spool; Test: 4 pound
Triple Fish Xrated Co-Polymer Line Size: Bulk Spool; Test: 4 pound

Triple Fish Xrated Co-Polymer Line Size: Bulk Spool; Test: 4 pound

The competition gets tougher and tougher as it goes on with this monofilament fishing line that boasts of a 500% improved resistance to breakage and abrasions. It also comes in a slimmer, softer and smoother construction that gives you a better advantage in dense aquatic areas, better performance in casting, spooling and managing, and more convenience with its resistance to kinking and knotting. What else can you ask for? That’s reliable durability, remarkable performance and noticeable convenience all rolled into one package. This monofilament line also comes in a low-visibility moss green color that improves your chances of luring in fish. You’re sure to get dramatic improvements with this line. You can avail of it in 440-yard filler spools in pound tests ranging from 4 pounds to 25 pounds.


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