- By: Paul Guernsey
- and Buzz Bryson
I'll occasionally see a reference to "overlining" or "underlining" a rod. What is the practical effect of casting a line one line-weight heavier than the rod is designated for? And what is the effect of casting a line one size smaller than the rod? The answer depends not only on the designated weights
- By: Buzz Bryson
- and Paul Guernsey
I have heard that you should not mix nylon leaders and tippet material with fluorocarbon leaders and tippet. Is this true, and if so, why? I think the combination becomes explosive if placed in water... Seriously, mixing fluorocarbon and regular nylon can be a problem, but no more so than mixing two
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