Why Use Cenex Fluoro Carbon Hook Line?

Fluorocarbon lines have really caught on in recent years, thanks to their unique properties that make them useful in some situations, especially when feeder fishing. 

At first glance, fluorocarbon looks no different to a clear nylon, but there are some differences. Fluoro’ is much harder than nylon, giving it more abrasion resistance. It also resists kinking and twisting, which reduces the hook length from spinning up on the retrieve.

Fluoro has a higher density than nylon, so it sinks faster and tends to lay flat on the bottom – ideal of feeder fishing. It is also almost invisible in water, although this is probably more important when float fishing, or catching fish on the drop, than it is when the hook length is against the Lake bed. 

You can use most standard knots that you would use with nylon with fluoro’. One benefit is that you only need to make one pass through the eye of a hook or swivel to get high knot strength, compared to two turns with nylon. A single turn beds down better and tends to cause less ‘pig-tailing’ when the knot is tightened. 

Whilst it might be a little more expensive than nylon, fluorocarbon is a really useful material that can make a difference whether you are targeting roach on the drop, or feeder fishing for big barbel. 

Cenex Fluoro Carbon Hook Line is available in the following diameters:

0.07mm – 0.5kg / 1.1lb

0.09mm – 0.85kg / 1.87lb

0.11mm – 1.25kg / 2.7lb

0.13mm – 1.6kb / 3.5lb

0.15mm – 2.1kb / 4.6lb

0.17mm – 2.95kg / 6.5lb

0.19mm – 3.45kg / 7.6lb

0.21mm – 3.95lb / 8.7lb

0.23mm – 4.65lb / 10.2lb

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Cenex Fluoro Carbon is available in a wide range of diameters covering all eventualities.

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Fluorocarbon is harder and stiffer than nylon. It is also very clear and knots well.

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