What Kind of Fishing Is Braided Line Good For?

Braided line, also known as superline, is a popular choice for many fishing applications. It’s made from strands of woven fibres that are woven together to form a single line.

This makes it exceptionally strong and durable, while also being lightweight and easy to handle. Braided line is often used for trolling, bottom fishing, and casting lures. It can also be used for jigging, fly fishing and spinning.

Braided line is well-suited to trolling because of its ability to resist abrasion and withstand the pressure of heavy weights. It also has low stretch which means it will not be affected by current or tide changes.

The lack of stretch also provides anglers with more sensitivity when feeling for bites or strikes on the line. Braided line is a great choice when Targeting larger saltwater fish such as marlin, tuna and sailfish.

Bottom fishing is another area where braided line excels due to its strength and lack of stretch. This type of fishing involves using sinkers to hold the bait near the bottom where larger fish typically feed.

With less stretch in the line there is less risk of breakage due to the weight of the sinker or any fish that may be caught. Braided lines are also known for their abrasion resistance which makes them ideal for use in rocky or coral environments.

When casting lures, braided lines provide anglers with a greater casting distance and accuracy than monofilament lines due to its low diameter-to-strength ratio. This allows anglers to cast farther while still maintaining control over their lure’s presentation. Braided lines are also thinner than monofilament lines so they do not create as much wind resistance which helps reduce backlashes.


In conclusion, braided line is a great option for all types of fishing applications including trolling, bottom fishing and casting lures. Its strength and abrasion resistance make it ideal for Targeting large saltwater species, while its low diameter-to-strength ratio provides anglers with increased accuracy when casting lures.

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Michael Allen