Fishing QuestionsCategory: QuestionsWhat fishing line to use?
Mondn T asked 3 weeks ago

6 Answers
Alex – ProFisherman Staff answered 2 weeks ago
What fishing line to use really depends on the fish you’re trying to catch. For smaller fish, I would recommend using a lightweight fishing line. For larger fish, I would recommend using a heavier fishing line.

If you’re looking for some specific recommendations, I would suggest checking out some of the best fishing lines on the market. These lines have been tested and reviewed by experienced fishermen, so you can be sure that they’ll get the job done.

Carlos answered 2 weeks ago
There are a number of factors to consider when selecting a fishing line, including the weight and species of fish you’re targeting, the type of bait you’re using, and the water conditions. In general, though, the braided line is considered one of the strongest and most durable types available. It also casts well and is less visible in the water than other types of lines.

Monofilament line is another popular choice for anglers, as it’s both strong and sensitive. It’s important to match the weight rating of your monofilament line to the weight rating of your reel to ensure optimal performance.

Martin Staff answered 2 weeks ago
There are a variety of factors to consider when choosing a fishing line, including the weight and sensitivity of the line, how well it floats, and how visible it is in the water.

The weight and sensitivity of the line are important because they affect how much force is needed to get a bite on the hook. Heavier lines are less sensitive but can handle more fish, while lighter lines are more sensitive but may break if there’s too much pressure on them.

The floating ability of the line is important because it determines whether your bait will stay near the surface or sink down to the bottom of the lake or river. Choosing a line that floats helps keep your bait in place and makes it easier for fish to see.

Bernard answered 2 weeks ago
The line that you choose for your fishing trip should be based on the fish that you are targeting, the weight of your bait or lure, and the size of your rod.

For example, if you are targeting smaller fish such as panfish or trout, a light-duty monofilament line in the 6- to the 8-pound range will work well. If you are targeting larger fish such as bass or walleye, you will need a heavier line — something in the 12- to 20-pound range. And if you are using large bait or a heavy lure, you will need an even heavier line, up to 30 pounds or more.

In general, it is best to use a line that is as heavy as possible without being so heavy that it causes your rod to bend. The heavier the line, the more likely you are to land a big fish. But if the line is too heavy, you run the risk of breaking your rod or fishing line.

David answered 2 weeks ago
It depends on the type of fishing you are doing. For example, if you are fishing for trout in a stream, you would use a light-line such as a 6-pound test monofilament. If you are fishing in salt water for striped bass, you would use a 20-pound test braided line.

There are many factors to consider when choosing the right fishing line. The most important consideration is the weight of the fish you are trying to catch. You also need to consider the size and type of bait or lure you will be using, and what type of environment you will be fishing in (freshwater or saltwater).

There is no one perfect answer to this question. It depends on the specific situation. However, in general, it is best to use a line that is as heavy as possible without being so heavy that it causes your rod to bend. The heavier the line, the more likely you are to land a big fish. But if the line is too heavy, you run the risk of breaking your rod or fishing line.

Wilson answered 2 weeks ago
It depends on the fish you’re trying to catch. For smaller fish, you’ll want a light line with small hooks. For larger fish, you’ll need a heavier line with larger hooks. The fishing line comes in different strengths (measured in pounds), so be sure to choose one that’s strong enough to handle the size of fish you’re trying to catch.

You’ll also want to consider the type of fishing environment you’ll be using it in. If you’re fishing in salt water, for example, you’ll need a line that can withstand the corrosive effects of salt water. If you’re fishing in freshwater, on the other hand, you can use a less expensive line.

Finally, consider what type of fishing you’ll be doing. If you’re fishing for sport, you’ll want a different type of line than if you’re fishing for food. Sport fishing lines are usually lighter and more delicate, while fishing lines for food are heavier and more durable.

The bottom line is that there is no one perfect answer to this question. It depends on the specific situation. However, in general, it is best to use a line that is as heavy as possible without being so heavy that it causes your rod to bend. The heavier the line, the more likely you are to land a big fish. But if the line is too heavy, you run the risk of breaking your rod or fishing line.