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LINE WARS

There’s a war going on out there and the battlefield is your own fishing budget or wallet. I was truly amazed when I turned the corner at my favorite wholesale outlet… the fishing aisles were completely made over. The areas were expanded more fishing rod selections etc including the line aisle… which really caught my eye!... so many consumer choices!!

This is the place to give your own personal reviews, studies, opinions on your favorite lines and applications. Remember its to the point now with so many variables and specifications some lines are better suited for different applications of fishing than other lines. However many people prefer to keep it simple and do it all with one line… Either way fish happy,  

The group is designed to inform ask questions and give reviews.

also any hints or tips pertaining to fishing lines... knots etc.

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Latest Activity: Aug 22, 2021

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GLISS 13 Replies

…a couple of weeks ago i obtained a spool of 8# GLISS and have used it on a couple trips so…Continue

Started by Slip Sinker. Last reply by Slip Sinker Aug 22, 2021.

Mono to braid 8 Replies

I typically use Berkley 4-6 lb test one my light spinning gear and I have bin wanting to try out some 8-10 lb braid and was wondering what brand to go for?I regularly go for power pro on my bass rods…Continue

Started by Jose mejia. Last reply by Brad Reid Jun 26, 2019.

Nanofil 1 Reply

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Started by Slip Sinker. Last reply by Slip Sinker Nov 13, 2018.

Berkley Vanish Fluorocarbon 10 Replies

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Started by Slip Sinker. Last reply by John Sheehan Jul 21, 2018.

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Comment by Joe Angelucci on April 7, 2016 at 7:33pm

Asso Micron 3 , one lb test . Best line for fixed line fishing and used by European Match Anglers Specifications below

Weight 8 OZ 12 OZ 1 LB 1.5 LB 2 LB 3 LB 4 LB 5 LB 6 LB
Diameter IN 0.002 0.003 0.003 0.004 0.004 0.005 0.006 0.007 0.008
Break Strength LB 0.60 0.90 1.3 2.0 2.5 3.6 4.8 6.2 7.9
Comment by Frank M on March 27, 2016 at 11:46am

I forgot to mention knots:

uni slip knot for line-to-lure connection

Double uni for line-to-line connection

Never had one fail.

Comment by carl hendrix on March 27, 2016 at 11:34am

FOR FUN;; CHECK OUT THE WEB ON ;; BERKLEY;S KNOI WARS !!  ALL DIFFERENT TYPES OF KNOTS TESTED;; USING BOTH BRAID; AND MONO LINES..  DOUBLE LINE THRU HOOK EYE; AS WELL AS SINGLE LINE !  MAKES FOR GOOD THOUGHT !!

Comment by Frank M on March 26, 2016 at 7:16pm

Use braid or mono with fluorocarbon leader.  Suffix or Stren does fine even by itself.

4-6lb test depending on lure weight.

Comment by Slip Sinker on March 26, 2016 at 11:59am

 

…thanks for joining up Mark

 

 

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