JDM PE Line

Sunline Small Game PE-HG Line spoolSmall Game PE-HG

JDM PE line (what we would call braid) is absolutely wonderful stuff. It is expensive, and the lighter weight lines are extremely expensive, but high quality comes at a high price.

Although Sunline no longer sells braid for trout fishing, they sell a truly excellent braid for ultralight saltwater fishing. It seems we don't do much ultralight saltwater fishing in the US, but it is a big thing in Japan. Their Small Game PE-HG line works beautifully as a BFS line for trout fishing!

When I started using a baitcaster in trout streams I used the same nylon mono that I used with my spinning reels. After experimenting with a number of different lines, I came to believe a light braid is really the best choice. Nylon or fluorocarbon lines are perverse. It seems they want to jump off the spool, and will blow up into a bird's nest given half a chance. Given the same half a chance, braid seems to want to stay on the spool. I still get bird's nests (I'm still basically a beginner) but fewer and less extreme. I am sold on braid. It is considerably more expensive than nylon, but to me it is clearly worth it.


  • Extremely fine 8-strand braid (4 pairs) for excellent casting performance.
  • Sensitivity to detect the lightest bites - or the bottom.
  • Hi-Vis pink so you can see your line even in low light.
  • The strength you want when your "small game" turns out to be not as small as you expected.
  • 6 lb test .104mm dia, size .4
  • 150m
  • $54

Shipping

Domestic shipping is by USPS First Class Mail (unless ordered along with a rod). The $4 charge will be added to your order automatically.

Please note: All packages are shipped via USPS. If you have a PO Box, please list ONLY the PO Box in your address, not the PO Box and your street address.

International shipping is by USPS First Class Mail International (unless the entire order is over $400 or the order requires a box longer than 24". The shipping charge depends on the destination and the weight, length and value of the package.

Import Duties and Taxes

International shipments are taking weeks longer than normal and tracking does not seem to be working.


International purchases may be subject to import duties and taxes. I cannot keep track of all import regulations in all countries written in all languages. Understanding and paying import duties and taxes is the responsibility of the buyer.

Russia

Finesse-Fishing.com no longer ships to Russia.

UK

Finesse-Fishing.com no longer ships to the UK.
The new VAT regulations are too onerous for a one-man shop that rarely ships anything to the UK anyway. I apologize.

Australia and New Zealand

The US Postal Service has suspended all shipments to Australia and New Zealand. There are two alternatives. One is the same price as the USPS had been (as calculated at checkout) but may take 3-4 weeks. The other is UPS, which is considerably faster (3-5 days), but also considerably more expensive. If you want the faster, UPS shipment, I will send an invoice for the required amount.



Warning:

The hooks are sharp.
The coffee's hot.
The fish are slippery when wet.