I went to make a new tow line today since mine is getting shorter and shorter due to occasisonal breaks and splices.
Like a fool, I took a 150 foot line and cut it in half. Then, I realized that at 75 feet, my "new" line was shorter than my "old" line! So, a splice knot later and I'm back to a longer line of around 90 feet.
Up here in Minnesota, we use Planer Tow Line for fishing at 200 lb strength. Comes in either blaze orange or bright lime green. Awesome for towing as it does not tangle often and is easier to see on the ground. Most spools are 150 feet so I thought I could get two lines with one spool.
My question is, is there an optimal length for towing? I guess after towing for several years, I really have not paid too close attention to it but what do people normally run for length? (Some may think that my 75 footer would be plenty but that's only about 25 yards, a chip shot in archery). I realize that runway length is also going to play into this as well.