What is Monofilament Line?
Monofilament line is another name for single-strand, high-density, nylon fishing line that is used on fishing reels and in the manufacturing of fishing nets. Its a single-strand, strong, flexible plastic that is clear or tinted blue, pink or green and is made of monofilament. Used Fishing Line – FAQs What is Sarasota County Doing to Encourage Proper Disposal of Monofilament Line Monofilament Recovery and Recycling Program (State of Florida) Most monofilament is non-biodegradable and lasts about 600 years. Because it is thin and often clear, it is very difficult for birds and animals to see, and they can easily brush up against it and become entangled in it. Once entangled, they may become injured, may drown, may become strangled or may starve to death. Many animals also ingest fishing line. Why can monofilament line be harmful? Fishing line/Monofilament line can be harmful to the environment if not disposed of properly. Much of the fishing line that ends up in the water gets there when