Courtesy of Angling International
A new line so thin and strong that it could replace braid is about to be launched into the market.
The company behind the development is World Fishing Tackle (WFT), which has been working on the secret project for two and a half years.
The line, called Gliss, is made from extruded hmpe fibres and according to WFT’s Managing Director, Christian Dibisch, combines the qualities of both a monofilament and a braid.
“Gliss looks like a mono, but has huge advantages, including almost zero stretch. Other lines have at least three times more stretch,” Dibisch told Angling International. “It also has extremely low diameter-to-breaking strength ratios. At 0.010 diameter, it has 4kg strength. [Read more…]