Sounder with Line
A bronze sounding lead with an inset hollowed star that can be filled with vaseline, grease, even peanut butter, so you'll know what the bottom's surface is like before you set your hook, as well as knowing how much scope you need for anchoring. Also include: instructions/background info.
Complete Sounder: (line, lead, bag)
Sixty feet of braided line is included. The sounding lead of many years ago was most often attached to a very long line, as there were no electronic sounders to probe great depths. Instead of a knot every fathom, more elaborate markings were used to indicate unambiguously a variety of depths:
What the heck is a fathom? An "international" fathom is:
And a British fathom is 1.85 meters, or 6.08 feet.
Made in the US.
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