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History of Fishing Line and Fluorocarbon Fishing Line

Angling dates backs thousands of years, with archeologists discovering ancient Egyptian art depicting fisherman using rod, line and hook that is dated from the year 2000 B.C. The time period from 1603 to 1868 saw the development of natural lines out of several different natural products. The first natural line was first made from sericterium (silk glands). The silk gland fibers were spun into line to create the first natural fishing lines. This natural...
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Sunline Offers Multiple Fluorocarbon Choices for Bass Anglers

Many anglers believe all fluorocarbons are the same and wonder why there are so many different versions. Fluorocarbon lines can have different characteristics, qualities and finishes that can make a dramatic difference on the final product. The reasons for using different fluorocarbons are similar to the reasons why an angler uses different rods for different techniques. Different fluorocarbon lines perform differently which allows you to maximize perf...
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Why you should buy fishing line based on diameter not lb test

Making enough line to go around the World nearly 34 times each year, Sunline has the largest stand-alone line factory in the World. Despite making so much line every year, quality and accuracy are guiding principles for production of every spool of line that Sunline makes. Sunline manufactures their lines to strict diameter tolerances that require a specific diameter range for each lb test. These diameter specifications are held across the globe for an...
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For Bass Pro Tour pro Mike McClelland, cranking rocky sections of shoreline in the Ozarks is second nature

For Bass Pro Tour pro Mike McClelland, cranking rocky sections of shoreline in the Ozarks is second nature. McClelland, who has amassed 8 tour level victories during his career, can attribute many of those victories to that specific technique, which is near and dear to his heart. McClelland’s go-to bait when approaching rocky cover is the SPRO RkCrawler 55. It’s no surprise that when McClelland designed this bait he had cranking rock in mind, and thus ...
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