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I've been a fan of Fireline since it came out. Tippet on floro in 2-6lb. Maybe half my reels set up this way. Have a couple reels yet with all mono for Brookies in Penn woods runs, use your basic Trilene in 2 and4 lb.. What are your favorite light lines and applications ? Have I missed something new I should check out and try ? steve b

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I will admit my 50yr old eyes and banged up hands have a diificult time with anything smaller than 4lb mono these days. Groan. steve b
I use Trilene XL green line for years! Buy large spool is cheaper. Change 50 to 75 yards and use fresh line every time I go out to fish!

I would try Maxima 2 lbs line and it sounds good to me!

I also use Bass Pro Shop Excell 4 lbs line and still good for me!
I also use Fireline chrystal and trilene XL in 4 lb. and like Fireline 6 lb. in smoke color but would like to try Power Pro in this line class. Anyone have any experience with with ultr light Power Pro? They don't sell anything lighter than 8 lb. Power Pro around here which is plenty thin but I would think their 4 or 6 lb. test would be geat. Power Pro 10 lb. and 8 lb. line for bigger species cannot be beat in my opinion.
John, I experimented with Power Pro a few years ago (2lb dia. 8lb test) the line had one major drawback...it was simply too limp and I would encounter untolerable tip wrap at the end of the cast....switched to standard Fireline and then Crystal, when it comes to light braid nothing beats micro-dynemia.
I tried Fireline when it first came out. (Has it changed any ?)... I didn't get along with it... but I am prepared to try it again. I noticed there are a couple of different types of Fireline and Braid... Is there a particular favorite... and is a surgeons knot the way to go when attaching the leader. ?
Any Info appreciated...

Tight Lines

Rob
Double uni knot works great for me in tying leader to Fireline or Power Pro. At least 10 revolutions of line and at least 7 revolutions for the leader and slide it slowly together.

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