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Old 02-22-2011, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by teflon_jones
I've never heard of a fly line breaking before the tippet, leader, or a knot. So what does the fly line strength really matter?
It matters when pursuing large gamefish that have a real chance of breaking the typical fly line core. If that core is the weak link in your setup, then your line will break. I speak from first hand experience on this, both for myself and others on the boat....
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