Originally Posted by No Hackle
Sometimes you can wear out a line by working it to hard. By this I mean the caster doesnt let the line and rod work together and we use to much force that the line wont tolerate. You can usually see cracks starting on one side of the line. This happens to me. Although I've gotten better about this it still happens.
That could explain the reason for my wear, especially on the 5-wt. I find myself pushing it harder every time out to try and reach more distant targets on the Clinch.