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#1 Post by killerkernrich » Thu Jun 04, 2015 8:59 am

between Mono & Fluorocarbon which do you prefer & why?
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#2 Post by HighCountry » Fri Jun 05, 2015 7:28 am

After many years of trial and error, My set up on everything I use for Striper, catfish, crappie etc. is Flouro Leader, Braid Main line and mono backer JMO but it works for me.
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#3 Post by steveiam » Fri Jun 05, 2015 8:25 am

I have used many different lines and what I have decided worked best for my type of fishing is Ande mono 25 lb. main line with a 50 lb. leader--
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#4 Post by RcgTexas » Fri Jun 05, 2015 7:06 pm

Between mono and fluorocarbon I'd have to say Mono. BUT! braid with a fluorocarbon leader is my fav. There are some instances where fluorocarbon may me good as a fishing line but I like it best as a leader since it virtually disappears in water.
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#5 Post by REPETE » Wed Jul 22, 2015 10:54 am

I also fish braided with a fluoro leader for my heavy action rods. Firm believer in fluorocarbon.
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#6 Post by Ron Burgundy » Wed Jul 22, 2015 12:17 pm

Braid with a fluoro leader.
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#7 Post by joe20toon » Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:04 pm

I've been using Trilene mono and PowerPro braid. For freshwater I like 12 to 14 pound test. Fluorocarbon line sinks, and it seems it's not that good for topwater lures. I've read some reviews on fluorocarbon and I wish I could return Vanish fluorocarbon I bought. Seems knot strength is not good. It's been said over and over your lures will "Vanish" when using it.
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