Braided fishing line is very popular among catfish anglers. It’s great for certain applications but many catfish anglers assume they need to use braided fishing line for catfish and they really don’t need to. It’s one of the most over used pieces of catfishing gear there is in my opinion. If you’re fishing in scenarios or using catfishing techniques where braided fishing line is the best choice then you need to avoid one critical mistake that many anglers make, not using a backer material on your catfish reel. If you fail to use a backer material on your fishing reel and properly spool the braided line the first time you land a fish you’ll quickly realize there’s a problem (and you’ll probably lose the fish). In this weeks catfishing quick tip video Chad Ferguson from Catfish Edge walks you through how to spool braided fishing line for catfish and everything you need to know to set your catfish reel up for success. Chad Ferguson walks you through how to add a backer material to your reel and some of the options as well as helpful hints on spooling braided fishing line for the best performance. To get even more information on using braided fishing line for catfish and how to decide if monofilament line or braided line is the best choice for you check out the links below: How To Spool Braided Fishing Line Catfish Tackle: The Ultimate Guide To Catfishing Gear Follow us on social media at https://www.facebook.com/catfishedge http://instagram.com/catchcatfish Tweets by CatchCatfish Make sure you subscribe to our Youtube channel also and give a BIG THUMBS UP on this video! If you have questions about fishing line for catfish or any other subject related to catfishing please leave a comment and let us know. We’ll try to make sure we get your question answered in a future video!