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Subject: Using Gel Braid Lines While Fishing In Los Suenos
(Posted on Dec 31, 2013 at 08:14AM by Lee Byard)

los suenos costa rica fishingA monofilament line is commonly used and universally praised. Its versatility and durability makes it a favorite of all anglers.

Those traveling to Los Suenos, however, may find themselves in need of an alternative - especially as Black Marlins, Sailfish and other large predators arrive to the coast. A gel braid may instead prove better suited to the high tides and steady currents.

A gel braid is a polyethylene infused line, carefully spun and thinly shaped. Its noted for its lightweight design, and it’s an ideal option for fishing in Los Suenos.


Gel braids are responsive, allowing them to better translate vibrations. This is essential for sport fishing in Los Suenos, where some creatures are found in deep water and can prove difficult to see.

Less Resistance

Gel braids are small in diameter and extremely lightweight. This allows them to sink quickly, even when attached to buoyant jigs, and also ensures that they move with the current.


Gel braids are noted for their power. These lines can easily adapt to weighted lures and swivels, options that are necessary when fishing in Los Suenos.

Consider using gel braid cables while in the Central Pacific. They’ll serve as perfect complements to any deep sea tour.

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