Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?

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Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?

Post by Congoman775 » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:26 pm

I'll be honest, I love ultracast 10lb for my inshore applications but my vain-ass wants to match my line to the blue trim on my new first ever NRX. Is there another braid you guys like as much/more than ultracast, and hopefully something that comes in a nice blue color?

Thanks

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Re: Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?

Post by IlliniDawg01 » Sat Apr 25, 2020 1:35 pm

PowerPro Slick 8 is pretty good and comes in blue.

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Re: Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?

Post by hoohoorjoo » Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:32 pm

The Ultracast comes in a blue camo. Yozuri also has a blue braid.
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Re: Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?

Post by fishes » Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:46 pm

varivas x8 comes in blue

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Re: Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?

Post by Aquaftm45 » Sat Apr 25, 2020 3:04 pm

Congoman775 wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:26 pm
I'll be honest, I love ultracast 10lb for my inshore applications but my vain-ass wants to match my line to the blue trim on my new first ever NRX. Is there another braid you guys like as much/more than ultracast, and hopefully something that comes in a nice blue color?
Thanks
If your looking for something on the higher end, you can look at both of these. The comparable size to the ultracast would be #20/1PE
https://sunline.co.jp/line/299/
https://www.varivas.co.jp/Product/searc ... :2/id:4596
I really like the Sunline Castaway, I have it on my Exist and Certate. It has a slightly higher specific gravity so you get an improvement in line management. It's a little loud in the guides because it is not super slick, but I like the way it grabs a leader and have seen no loss in casting distance.
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Re: Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?

Post by doomtrprz71 » Wed May 13, 2020 9:34 am

Ultracast has coastal camo and so does suffix, I like the Castaway as well, but for the money I prefer the ultracast.

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Re: Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Wed May 13, 2020 11:43 am

Seaguar Smackdown and Pline TCB8 are my two favorites right now, I like both over spiderwire.

I do want to try Gosen 16 but that stuff is damn expensive...

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Re: Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?

Post by Cal » Wed May 13, 2020 12:03 pm

Congoman775 wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:26 pm
I'll be honest, I love ultracast 10lb for my inshore applications but my vain-ass wants to match my line to the blue trim on my new first ever NRX. Is there another braid you guys like as much/more than ultracast, and hopefully something that comes in a nice blue color?

Thanks
You need to check out Ultracast in AquaCamo... that's the ticket ;)

Finatic also makes a nice blue braid available in 10lb: http://www.tackletour.com/reviewfinaticbraid.html
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Re: Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?

Post by rando » Fri May 15, 2020 6:34 pm

Every season I experiment and every season I end up going back to 832.

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Re: Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?

Post by LMSMBassaddict » Sun Jul 05, 2020 2:04 pm

I love power pro, much better than spider wire in my opinion. Though everyone fishes just a little different so for the way I fish I prefer power pro and all there products.

Usually, when I stray is when I get burnt. A few notable times:

Daiwa x4 and x8
Any thing from sunline braid and FC rock.
Seaguar I've been a long time customer. I used to use there red label and for the money it was pretty good. Extremely sensitive for the price.

9 times out of 8 I use braid with a FC leader. 😉 So I'm also always looking for FC I like as well.

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Re: Is there a braid better than Spiderwire Ultracast?

Post by mckolins » Mon Jul 13, 2020 4:53 am

My favorite line PowerPro Spectra from https://webproductradar.com/best-color- ... e-for-bass - made with Enhanced Body Technology (EBT) which makes it rounder, smoother, and more sensitive.

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