Mono, Fluoro, Braid: Which Fishing Line is Best & When?

Learn how selecting the right line is critical to catching bass in this episode of Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight.

Like most gear items in the bass-fishing world, there are a lot of choices when it comes to selecting the right fishing line for your preferences.

There’s monofilament, fluorocarbon, braid, super braids lines and their varieties, and all have their place on your reel.

Mono, for instance, is stretchy and floats and is a good choice for buzzbaits and frogs. Fluoro is clearer than mono and sinks, and is great for clear-water applications. Braid is not visible, but its smaller diameter and no-stretch properties makes it great for power fishing, such as punching jigs through heavy vegetation.

In this episode of Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight — "All About Lines" Dr. Todd A. Kuhn goes deeper into the differences and best uses of fishing line for bass." Kuhn offers a history lesson on fishing line, too.


Learn more about line selection for bass fishing in the video above.


Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight is a 13-episode video series on gameandfishmag.com that focusses on the best baits for bass fishing. Join Dr. Todd A. Kuhn every Tuesday this spring as he goes deep into how bass lures work, what bass find irresistible in them, and how you catch more on your next trip.

Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight

Video Schedule

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Yakgear Basic Kayak Angler & Deluxe Anchor Trolley Kits

Yakgear Basic Kayak Angler & Deluxe Anchor Trolley Kits

New products from ICAST 2020 included the Yakgear Basic Kayak Angler and Deluxe Anchor Trolley kits. Bill Bragman highlights the features of each kit.

SPRO Madeye Diver 85 & Minnow 120

SPRO Madeye Diver 85 & Minnow 120

The Madeye Diver 85 & 120 feature sound chambers that imitate various batfish.

Huk Waypoint Collection

Huk Waypoint Collection

Huk's new Waypoint Collection fishing apparel is conservation-minded by using recycled water bottles.

Engel

Engel's High Viz Drybox Coolers

Versatile boxes available in four sizes; ICAST Fishing Gear Guide.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

We found 10 secret (and proven) catfish baits that have the staying power to attract catfish time after time. Catfish

10 Secret Catfish Baits You Didn't Know About

Anietra Hamper

We found 10 secret (and proven) catfish baits that have the staying power to attract catfish...

If you haven't looked at the smaller urban lakes in your area, you are missing out on some great bass pond fishing. Bass

Bass Pond Fishing: Catch Lunkers at Small Lakes Near You

Dan Anderson

If you haven't looked at the smaller urban lakes in your area, you are missing out on some...

Perspective from the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Conservation & Politics

NSSF: Modern Sporting Rifles and Today's Voter

Larry Keane - July 20, 2020

Perspective from the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

Want to test the outer limits of your shooting skill? There's more to successful long-range Ammo

10 Best Long-Range Cartridges Ever Made

David Hart - January 14, 2015

Want to test the outer limits of your shooting skill? There's more to successful long-range

See More Trending Articles

More Beyond the Bait

Todd A. Kuhn talks lure options with jig heads in this episode of Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight. Beyond the Bait

How to Rig Soft-Plastic Bass Lures on Jig Heads

Game & Fish Digital Staff - March 03, 2020

Todd A. Kuhn talks lure options with jig heads in this episode of Beyond the Bait Powered by...

Todd A. Kuhn says hook geometry makes a huge difference in this episode of Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight. Beyond the Bait

Hook Selection for Soft-Plastic Bass Lures

Game & Fish Digital Staff - March 17, 2020

Todd A. Kuhn says hook geometry makes a huge difference in this episode of Beyond the Bait...

Learn why and when to use each in this episode of Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight. Beyond the Bait

Baitcasting vs. Spinning: Choosing the Right Bass Combo

Game & Fish Digital Staff

Learn why and when to use each in this episode of Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight.

Learn how selecting the right line is critical to catching bass in this episode of Beyond the Bait Powered by Streamlight. Beyond the Bait

Mono, Fluoro, Braid: Which Fishing Line is Best & When?

Game & Fish Digital Staff

Learn how selecting the right line is critical to catching bass in this episode of Beyond the...

See More Beyond the Bait

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get Digital Access.

All Game & Fish subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now