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What Colour Is Your Fishing Line?

Braided line is in a constant battle with colour; ­polyethylene (PE) fiber is naturally a white, opaque colour. One unshakable property of braid is that it’s hydrophobic, causing dyed colours to bleed. Companies use specific processes (held close to the vest) to maintain dyed colour firmly in their braids. For example, Cortland’s proprietary process is […]

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