Asso Lines are a huge range of well-known prod­ucts pro­duced by Gruppo DP, one of the biggest monofil­a­ment com­pa­nies in the world. Our Star Let­ter win­ner gets an Asso pack­age con­sist­ing of Bul­let Proof, Clas­sic, Ul­tra, Ul­tra Cast, tapered lead­ers, Ever Green braid, Ul­traflex (50m) and Obliv­ion (100m). Con­tents, worth just over £100, may oc­ca­sion­ally vary. ■ BUL­LET PROOF – Orig­i­nally de­signed for carp fish­ing, but its dura­bil­ity at­tracted sea an­glers. Avail­able in six break­ing strains. RRP: £13.99 for 4oz spool.

■ CLAS­SIC – Its high-im­pact strength, low stretch, su­pe­rior abra­sion re­sis­tance and dura­bil­ity mean an­glers also use the 50lb, 60lb and 70lb as shock­lead­ers. Avail­able in 15 break­ing strains. RRP: £5.99 for 4oz spool.

■ OBLIV­ION – This monofil­a­ment is for mak­ing rigs. It has no mem­ory and is very sup­ple. Five break­ing strains.

RRP: £4.29 for 100 me­tres.

■ PE EV­ER­GREEN – The eight-fi­bre con­struc­tion of this braid en­sures per­fect round­ness and smoother casts. Ten break­ing strains. RRP: £28.99 for 300m.

■ TAPERED SHOCK­LEAD­ERS – These lead­ers of­fer su­pe­rior knot and shock strength, along with high abra­sion re­sis­tance. Avail­able in five size ranges. RRP: £8.99 for five 15m lead­ers.

■ UL­TRA – Rated by many top match an­glers as the best line avail­able. Eight break­ing strains. RRP: £15.99 for a 4oz spool.

■ UL­TRA CAST – Has the strength of Ul­tra, but more sup­ple. Fluoro­car­bon coated, it of­fers high vis­i­bil­ity and comes in five weights. RRP: £15.99 for 4oz spool.

■ UL­TRAFLEX –Rated as the best leader ma­te­rial, the lower break­ing strains are used for many Con­ti­nen­tal rigs, while the heav­ier sizes are ideal for tour­na­ment cast­ing. Seven break­ing strains. RRP: £4.29 for 50m.

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