"1. Clean your lines! Mildly abrasive pads are approptirate for lines with treamtents that go the core but may scub off topcoat treatments. Cortland's Neil Webb cautions that a slickening pad meant for one manufacture's line might not work with another's. Generally, liquid dish soap, warm water, and a sponge bath will keep a line floating and slippery."

Sept/Oct 2008 "American Angler"