Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

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Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by Sonicx360 » Wed Jan 18, 2012 5:10 am

I am interested to get a flurocarbon for my 2500-sized spinning reel and I will use it mostly for soft plastics and some hardbaits weighing less than 3/8 ounces. It supposed to be an 8-pound test fluoro and cost between $15 and $25. Which one should be good for spinning reels? :-k
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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by njbasscat » Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:17 am

Sunline Sniper

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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by steve1206 » Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:29 am

njbasscat wrote:Sunline Sniper
Sniper is almost always the "best choice" when spinning reels are mentioned on the forums. I have been using Trilene 100% for quite a while, as I have it in bulk. If you do buy Trilene, GET THE 6lb. (.010")....Many people that have decided they hate this line for spinning reels is because they are shopping lb. test, not diameter, and trying to use too big of line.

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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by njbasscat » Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:43 am

steve1206 wrote:
njbasscat wrote:Sunline Sniper
Sniper is almost always the "best choice" when spinning reels are mentioned on the forums. I have been using Trilene 100% for quite a while, as I have it in bulk. If you do buy Trilene, GET THE 6lb. (.010")....Many people that have decided they hate this line for spinning reels is because they are shopping lb. test, not diameter, and trying to use too big of line.
I used Trilene 100% Flouro in 6 and 8 lb test for the past 2 seasons on all 3 spinning reels.It handled well but not as well as Sniper. Sniper is also more sensative in my hands. Trilene 100% is good line, don't get me wrong but Sniper just fishes better IMHO.

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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by Versatile Futurian » Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:09 pm

Spiderwire Ultracast 100% Fluorocarbon is the best I have ever used for a spinning reel.

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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by 5poundhooker » Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:06 am

Steve1206 is exactly correct, line diameter means more or less stiffness depending on how thin it is. I will no longer go over .009 on spinning with pure flouro.

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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by steve1206 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:08 am

5poundhooker wrote:Steve1206 is exactly correct, line diameter means more or less stiffness depending on how thin it is. I will no longer go over .009 on spinning with pure flouro.
I've made my limit .010"...

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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by LPFC » Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:56 pm

Berkley 100% I vote for also.

6 or 8 pound has worked well for me.

I have tried, Visious, BPS and Vanish on spinning reels. Berkely 100% has been by far the best. The memory of this line isn't much more than mono. Thats were I was really surprised.

Vanish would be my second choice.

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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by toddmc » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:10 pm

Try Sniper. You will like it.

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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by fob bob » Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:30 pm

gonna try sunline sniper after this thread.

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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by robchik04 » Wed Jan 25, 2012 1:59 pm

have you considered using braid with a fluoro top shot?

I use 20 pound Suffix 832 and Sunline... 10 to 15 yards. Now that i know the knot, not a problem.
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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by Iowa Matt » Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:45 pm

robchik04 wrote:have you considered using braid with a fluoro top shot?

I use 20 pound Suffix 832 and Sunline... 10 to 15 yards. Now that i know the knot, not a problem.
What knot are you using?

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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by Hyintegrity » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:09 am

I have been using BPS fc the past couple seasons and found that it has been one of the more manageable fc lines.
I haven't used anything over 6 lb test on my spinning reels.

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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by John Puckett » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:42 am

I use either P-Line 100% or Halo in 8 # test. Never had a problem with either one, I've tried Trilene 100% in 8 # test and liked it ok but I just prefer P-Line. I've also tried some type of SunLine flouro but can't remeber exactly which one right now, anyway it seemed super sensative but tried to uncoil off my reel so I didn't really like it all that much. Oh yeah the SunLine I tried was 6 # test.

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Re: Good flurocarbon for spinning reel

Post by Tokugawa » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:57 am

Biwako Special :-$

#7 Sniper FC is second for me now.

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