Using braided line on spinning gear.
One of the biggest improvements in fishing equipment in the last ten years has to be the introduction of braided lines. Lots of anglers have made the switch to braid on their bait casting gear but have been reluctant to do the same with spinning tackle. Anyone that is regularly fishing deeper than 15' (5m.) with spinning gear should consider making the switch. Because braided lines are no stretch anglers can increase the number of strikes they feel and also improve their landing rates because of better hook sets. Another tip to increase hookups is to add a 4' fluorocarbon leader to the end of their braid.
By Derek Strub
Pro Angler and Bass Pro Shops Pro Staff