[Knot Strength Experiment] Seaguar Blue Label vs. Red Label Leader Line
It’s fishing leader line experiment time again!
But today, we’ll be diving into the knot strength difference between two popular fluorocarbon leaders…
Seaguar’s Blue Label leader line vs. it’s Red Label leader cousin.
Seaguar says that the Blue Label line is higher quality than their original Red Label product, so I thought it would be interesting to see how much better it is in terms of their relative knot strength which is a very important factor for any leader line.
Here’s an overview of the experiment that we performed on these lines…
Note: We are not affiliated with any line company in any way, so there is zero bias one way or the other. These line tests are simply to help us all determine which line is truly the best based on facts and not marketing or emotion-driven hype.
Knot Strength of Seaguar Fluorocarbon Experiment
To determine which of these two lines enable the strongest knot strength, we used a basic yet effective “a” vs. “b” test in which the two lines are tied together with a series of the same knots.
And then I pulled on the entire strand until the weakest point breaks.
After each break, I then would check to see exactly where the break occurred and noted the results.
Here is a video that shows the test:
Seaguar Leader Line Knot Strength Contest [Video]
Seaguar’s Blue Label leader line did prove to be stronger than its Red Label cousin as advertised in terms of knot strength.
And given the earlier results from the abrasion test where the Blue Label came out on top as well, I’ll definitely be more confident using the Blue Label line over the Red Label when out on the water.
But before giving Blue Label the ultimate approval, I’ll certainly need to test out many different lines.
More tests will be coming soon. Leave a comment below if you have any line recommendations that you’d like me to test next.
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