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Fishing line

Fishing line predates the wheel as a basic primitive food harvesting tool. Ancient anglers never used hooks, simply yanked the fish out of the water and they seized the bait offering tied to the end of the line. Eventually, the hook was invented when they realized that bait containing a piece of bone was more likely to jam in the fish's mouth.

Monofilament - consist of a single strand

Multifilament - consist numerous fine strands woven or twisted together (braided nylon, dacron and micron)

Others - (wire (trace), lead core (deep trolling), fly fishing line (heavy line is used as a casting weight)

How much to spool?

What is the breaking strain?