Your Pick of Braid

Old 07-16-2012, 06:49 AM
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I am wondering what the skinny is on the best choice for braid. The advertisement's make it hard to make a decent, well informed choice. It seems that everybody's braid is the best. What does experience say?
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:23 AM
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I have 6lb Berkley FireLine and have not encountered the problems that some people have with braid. I use it for flounder, speckled trout and redfish (largest was 34").
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:45 AM
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Old 07-16-2012, 11:36 AM
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This is the type I use and we love it. The fellow at Bass Pro Shop who also is a neighbor from up the street on OKI recommended this. He told me, let me save you some money. He put 150 yards or so of mono filament line on the reel first, then tied on the braid and put on another 150 yards. That way I only had to buy one roll of 300 yards and split it up on two rods. Works pretty good for us inshore fishing for flounder. I have 4 Penn Sargas rod and reels and we love the braid on them. 20 lb test in the Green Moss is what we use..
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I use TUF line plus. Works great.
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Old 07-16-2012, 06:59 PM
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Suffix or Tuf Line
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:58 PM
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I've been buying very inexpensive braid on eBay called Dyneema. So far I haven't had anything to complain about. The price is so good I have bought 12 spools of it from eBay, I won't have to buy line again for a long time. Very inexpensive and very good quality from my experience. Maybe someone has some complaints about it??
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Old 07-16-2012, 11:08 PM
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I like this. It is stiffer than power pro, so easier to tie. No complaints. It is supposed to help with wind knots, but that never was an issue for me.
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Old 07-17-2012, 06:48 AM
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So far I have bought Power Pro 35# with a Seaguar Flourocarbon 25# leader. I have several reels and was wondering what I should spool up with next. I have a 1000yds of 20# Seaguar Flourocarbon for one reel and I want to go up. What do you think 40# braid? 50# braid?
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Old 07-17-2012, 07:02 AM
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I have about 350 yards of Momoi Diamond Braid on my Avet topped off with 20# mono. Maybe 50 yards. I like the braid.
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Old 07-17-2012, 03:32 PM
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PowerPro guy here. I buy 1500 yd spools of 100# and 150#. Good stuff, lasts a long time. I use the 150# on my Tanacom Bulls, the 100# on most of my other trolling and grouper reels. For lighter apps, I just use mono.

I've heard lots of guys swear by Jerry Brown Hollow because it's so easy to splice. This stuff:
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