August 21st in Line, Reviews by .

Berkley Trilene 100% Fluorocarbon

Berkley is always pushing new technologies, from Gulp!, to Alive!, and now with Fluorocarbon line. For many anglers this change can be like going from a Civic, to a Corvette. Let’s see why…

In Depth:
Manufacturer: Berkley (link)
Type: Line – Fluorocarbon
Sizes: 2lb test up to 25lb test
Cost: $17.99 – $24.99 / 200yd spool

Berkley Trilene: We have cool packaging!

Berkley Trilene: We have cool packaging!

Trilene 100% Fluorocarbon is the newest line by Berkley. While it’s Trilene monofilament counterpart has been around for a long time, and is the #1 selling line, new technologies have emerged. If you have never used fluorocarbon line before, its a great technology with plenty of benefits for the average , to experienced angler. Less stretch, more feel, and durability are just a few of the obvious ones.

Berkley Trilene review

Spooled and ready for a review.

Berkley’s site says “It’s the Ultimate in manageability and the ultimate in invisibility. With a similar refractive index as water, fish can’t see it! It’s easily the most sought after fishing line by most of the touring Pro’s.”

Back of Berkley Flourocarbon packaging

In case you are new to the game, they have you covered.

Price: At $20 for 200 yards, the initial sticker shock is kind of bad. Not only is it 3 times more than your average monofilament line, but its only 200 yards, instead of the regular 300+. One thing to remember is that this isn’t a line that you are going to use a few times and then re-spool. Fluorocarbon lasts awhile, which is key to its success.

Professional, and it means it!

Professional, and it means it!

The Trilene 100% Fluorocarbon we reviewed consisted of 10lb test in the green color. Berkley also makes a clear colored line as well.

Green tint. Also available in clear.

Green tint. Also available in clear.


When not working his heart out on websites, e-commerce, and programming, Branson like to enjoy time on the lake. His best times are spent with friends trophy bass hunting in Southern California.

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