These 6.5" pliers from Dr. Slick are designed with anvil tungsten carbide side cutters. These T.C. cutters make short work of any monofilament as well as most of the new age braid and synthetic lines. Can cut wire up to 40lbs. Has a striated jaw design for gripping hooks securely, along with rubber grips, self-opening spring, coiled lanyard and a two-pocket holster. The heaviest plier they make.