At a Glance: Monofilament
Monofilament fishing line is comprised of a mix of melted plastics, formed into one long plastic strand. The process monofilament line is put through while being made also determines the thickness and pound test. Monofilament line can be purchased in several strengths, as well as several different colors including clear, white, red and neons. Heat and prolonged exposure to sunlight can make monofilament go bad over time and lose its strength. It is best to regularly switch your line out for new, so it remains dependable.
The top brands of monofilament fishing line at FishUSA include D.A.M., Berkley, Maxima, Sufix and Sunline.