Varivas 'Super Trout' Advance x4 PE0.8 Braid

Product Details

Textured, stiffer, 4-strand Premium PE braid with improved manageability for precision casting. New enviro-friendly, non-fluororesin, water repellent line coating enhances line durability. Redesigned line color and sight line marking system. Half-way (50-meter) indicator mark on line. Available in 9, 10, 15 lb. strengths. Length:  100 meters. Color:  Alternating, highly visible Green and Yellow.


  • Measured Diameter: .17mm (+111.4% on stated .153mm)
  • Out of Roundness: .055mm (32.2% variation in diameter)
  • Measured Breaking Strain: 14.73lbs (98.2% of rated 15lbs)
  • Abrasion Breaking Strain: 4.91lbs (33.3% of max break)
  • FG Knot Breaking Strain: 11.41lbs (77.4% of max break)

Based on the test results this is yet another great line from Varivas with excellent results in all tests. However, being an x4 line it is quite rough. Average Diameter is +11% of what is claimed. Maximum Break is only 1.8% under the quoted figure.

Testing Process

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Diameter Variation