Nightfishing - Lumiline

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Japan's Toray Fishing Corp. and Matsushita Electrical Industrial Corp. have developed a gadget for nighttime anglers. The system uses an ultraviolet LED to irradiate the fishing line. The line itself is coated with pigment that's ten times brighter than ordinary fluorescent paint and will glow for quite a while after casting. The product comes with an LED-equipped storage device that is fixed on the lower part of the fishing rod. When the line shoots through the storage thingie, it lights up and scares fish away, which is good. It will be available February. 2006.


Toray Press Release [Toray]

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