Braid vs Mono
They are like different guns in the locker — each with unique strengths and weaknesses. Mono is easier to knot and handle; braid gets hopelessly tangled more easily but makes up for it in more strength for less diameter and no-stretch limpness that feeds easily through the guides. In our test, casting distance was an obvious benefit. When averaging three casts by three expert casters, Berkley Spiderwire 20-pound braid outcast 12-pound Sufix mono by almost nine feet. That's why it costs the big bucks.