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Loanshark
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Lecompte, La
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines

The red label Seagar is a beast if you want a flouro. Get it at academy ($10) rather than BPS or a local shop ($20 at those two local). cant help on the braid b/c i use 20# seagar on my CR and jigs and havent had a problem


AboveGroundPool
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the basin
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
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Is it that much better then Power Pro? I haven't had any real issues with Power Pro


yes, 832 is awesome...i like the seaguar abrazx floro...also never had a problem with big game on my spinnerbait and shallow cranking setups


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carrotsticktiger
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
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Is it that much better then Power Pro? I haven't had any real issues with Power Pro, using everything from 20lb on a spinning set-up, to 30lb on my bass casting rods, to 50 or 65lb on offshore spinning set-ups. I'm always interested in improving, so I am all ears.


we just recently switched all of our reels to it and it's awesome.
i had used powerpro a couple times before and i had no issues with it but this stuff is just awesome. no issues with it whatsoever


The Last Coco
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we just recently switched all of our reels to it and it's awesome. i had used powerpro a couple times before and i had no issues with it but this stuff is just awesome. no issues with it whatsoever


Sweet. How much can I expect to spend for it? I have one reel I need to respool soon and will check it out.


carrotsticktiger
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The Last Coco
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
So you do backing with mono to fill the spool then top off the spool with 150 yds of braid?


AlxTgr
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Kyre Banorg
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
I have so few uses for braid that I don't even keep it on a reel any more.


JAB528
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
Oh look at me I have a Mac.


The Last Coco
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
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I have so few uses for braid that I don't even keep it on a reel any more.


The only thing I don't throw on braid is rogues/jerkbaits and crankbaits. I, personally, love the solid hooksets and sensitivity it gives me. Is there something in particular about it you don't like?


jimbeam
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
Big fan of power pro here


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AboveGroundPool
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the basin
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
its not very good for clear water


carrotsticktiger
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
i dont back my reels but i dont have any need to, i only have one or two offshore reels and i only go inshore or freshwater fishing so all my reels are small.


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AlxTgr
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Kyre Banorg
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Is there something in particular about it you don't like?
I don't like the feel of fighting a fish on it. I feel like I get more pull offs. I fish really, really clear water 80% of the time.


carrotsticktiger
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Mandeville, Louisiana
Member since Apr 2012
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
that's what a leader is for


AlxTgr
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Kyre Banorg
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
Easiest way to break a leader is to use one with braid.


laangler21
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
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Seagar
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braid


I bought a spool of the Kanzen on sale at academy, must have been a bad batch, broke off 3 times. Put a bad taste in my mouth, I still Seagar fluro though.


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carrotsticktiger
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Mandeville, Louisiana
Member since Apr 2012
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
this is true but if it's clarity that you're looking for then that's a solution
also it depends on what lb test and type of not you tie on it


AboveGroundPool
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the basin
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
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that's what a leader is for
more knots to fail, rather just use all fluoro, personal preference


VernonPLSUfan
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Leesville, La.
Member since Sep 2007
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
Am I the only one that uses cajun line? Tried it and still like. It has terrible memory, but I haven't been broken off yet.


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AlxTgr
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Kyre Banorg
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re: What are the latest and greats fishing lines
Used to do that with c-rig, and whacky. I have gone back to mono for everything now and will switch back to braid if I do not like the experience.

I've removed flouro from all rigs. It just sucks in every way. Terrible, terrible fishing line.


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