Fishing Tips

How and Why to Test Your Tungsten for Damage

Tungsten is a dense and heavy metal in direct contact with your line. Damage to a weight can happen during packaging, shipping, or just dropping on the floor in your garage. A piece of sharp metal sliding up and down your line spells guaranteed break-offs, which is why Davy Hite tests every single tungsten weight for damage before putting them in his boat – here’s how.