Bowfishing Line

Bowfishing Line

What is Bowfishing?

Bowfishing combines the precision of archery with the thrill of fishing, offering anglers an active approach to target species predominantly in shallow waters. Instead of the traditional rod and reel, bowfishers employ specialized bows equipped with line-attached arrows designed to penetrate and retrieve fish. Predominantly targeting species like carp, gar, and catfish, bowfishing often requires adept spotting skills, as refraction in water can distort the perceived location of the prey. An effective bowfishing setup demands a strong, low-stretch line to ensure reliable shots and successful retrievals. Embraced by many for its challenge and active engagement, bowfishing adds an exhilarating twist to the classic fishing experience.


Why Our Line?

Rocket-Fibers UHMWPE Cords are ideal for bowfishing line.   Commonly known as Spectra® or Dyneema® fiber, our UHMWPE braided cords are available in various lengths and diameters.  These lines provide the following properties & abilities:

  1. High Strength-to-Weight & Diameter Ratio: UHMWPE braided lines offer exceptional tensile strength in comparison to their weight and diameter. This translates to thinner lines that can handle the rigorous force exerted during bowfishing, ensuring that your catch doesn't break free, while also allowing more line to be spooled on a reel.
  2. Abrasion Resistance: The underwater environment, especially in shallow waters where bowfishing predominantly occurs, is filled with potential obstacles such as rocks, debris, and submerged structures. UHMWPE fibers, popularly known as Spectra® or Dyneema®, have inherent abrasion-resistant properties, which means fewer line snaps or wear over time, even when dragged against abrasive surfaces.
  3. Buoyancy in Water: UHMWPE lines naturally float in water. This characteristic is crucial for bowfishermen as it provides better line visibility on the water surface, allows for easier tracking of shots, and ensures quick retrievals without the line getting snagged on underwater obstacles.
  4. Low Stretch: A line that stretches excessively can hinder the fisherman's ability to make precise shots, potentially leading to missed opportunities. UHMWPE lines, due to their low stretch properties, provide anglers with enhanced sensitivity and shot accuracy, ensuring that the arrow goes precisely where intended.


Rocket-Fibers' UHMWPE CORDS are the perfect lines for your next bowfishing excursion.  

  • UV Resistant
  • Long Lengths
  • Abrasion Resistant & Durable
  • High Break Strength
  • Floats In Water


For anglers seeking an edge in bowfishing, investing in UHMWPE braided lines is a technical and strategic advantage that can significantly enhance their success rate on the water.  Shop our UHMWPE Cords today!


Fish Utility Line

Introducing the ultimate companion for your fishing adventures – the Fish Utility Line by Rocket-Fibers. Versatile, durable, and built to withstand the rigors of the open water, our utility line is a must-have addition to any angler's arsenal. 

Applications include:
  • Downrigger replacement
  • Crab Trap/Pot line
  • Bowfishing line
  • Heavy duty fishing line

Available in two sizes – 150 lb and 275 lb – our Fish Utility Line offers options to suit your specific needs and preferences. Crafted from waterproof, UV-resistant fibers, and engineered for durability, these lines are designed to endure even the most demanding conditions. Lightweight yet robust, they provide the strength and reliability required for successful fishing expeditions time and time again.  Floats in water!

Keep our Fish Utility Line in your tackle box, and you'll always be prepared for whatever the waters may throw your way. Whether you're casting from shore or heading offshore, trust in Rocket-Fibers' Fish Utility Line to provide the durability and versatility you need to reel in the big catch. Elevate your fishing experience with the confidence that comes from knowing you have the best cordage option at your disposal.

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