How Do You Put Fishing Line on a Boat Fender?

Putting fishing line on a boat fender is an easy, yet important task. Fenders are used to protect the boat from contact with other objects and fishing line can help add extra protection. The following steps will guide you through the process of putting fishing line on a boat fender.

Step 1: Begin by selecting the correct type of fishing line for your needs. Monofilament and braided lines are two common types that can be used for this task. Choose the type that best suits your requirements, such as strength and size.

Step 2: Cut the desired length of fishing line to fit around the circumference of the fender. Depending on the size of your fender and how much coverage you want, you may need more or less line than what is suggested here.

Step 3: Thread one end of the fishing line through one eyelet hole around the circumference of the fender and tie a knot at that end to secure it in place.

Step 4: Wrap the fishing line around the fender until there is no more slack left in it, then thread it through another eyelet hole and tie off with another knot to secure it in place. Make sure that there is no excess slack in order to prevent any possible damage or wear-and-tear on your boat’s hull or paint job if it should come into contact with another object while out on the water.


Putting fishing line on a boat fender is an easy task with just a few simple steps involved. Be sure to select a suitable type of fishing line that meets both your strength and size requirements before cutting and threading through eyelet holes around the circumference of your fender until all slack has been removed. This will provide an extra layer of protection for your boat when out on open water, keeping both its hull and paint job safe from damage due to contact with other objects or debris floating in its path.

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Daniel Bennet