Quote Originally Posted by Diver Dan View Post
Fred, what do you think the physics of why these turn over so well is? It almost seems counterintuitive. You would think a stiff mono would do it better but they don't. You would think a leader that is limper like these would not transfer the energy as well and they would sort of die at the end but they are the ones that bang out to the end. I find the physics of these a really interesting thing. Have you ever heard of any study being done on why this is so?
Darned interesting question Dan, but have no idea. The basic idea has been around for a thousand years and the first of these were made of woven horse hair.