Components of a cast net
** Some of these components can be replaced or repaired depending on the cast net manufacturer.
Loop - This is the part of the throwline that goes around your wrist.
Throwline - This is the rope that allows you to retrieve your net after you make a throw and is usually made of polyethylene rope which doesn't absorb water
Spacer - This helps keep the braille lines from getting tangled
Horn - This is the round plastic ring at the top of the net
Braille Lines - These are the heavy lines inside the net that allow your net to close when you pull the throwline
Netting - This is made mostly out of copolymer monofilament and ranges from 1/4" mesh up to 3/4" mesh for most applications
Leadline - This is usually made of braided polypropylene and varies in the amount of weight per foot depending on the application for it to be used
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