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#10760036 - 04/11/15 09:29 AM P-line suggestions?
ChrisPowellFishing Offline
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Registered: 09/16/11
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I m a bout to give P-Line another try.... wasn't happy with The FloroClear (Crapiest thing i ever spooled my reel with i dont trust it). i think some of yall were telling me the CXX P-line was the best thing you could buy from them?? please suggest something weather it be from P-LINE another company of the best Copolymer that you can get


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#10760335 - 04/11/15 02:04 PM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: ChrisPowellFishing]
Bruce Allen Offline
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when you had the floroclear on your reel what was the exact problem?

I've been fishing with it for over twelve years in the 10, 12, 15, and 20 pound sizes. When I first started I had a lot of break offs. A guide told me to wet the line when tying the knot. So up until recently I'd get broken off now and then now mainly on really big fish where I don't loosen my drag or on light line in the standing timber. But my landing the fish ratio is very high compared to the number of breakoffs.

What I do now when I hook a big fish is put the reel in free spool and thumb it until it wears the fish out some. Haven't had any breakoffs doing it this way. But it is a pain when the big slot or over goes under the boat and around the stump on the other side. Takes a while to get them back.
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#10760412 - 04/11/15 02:52 PM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: ChrisPowellFishing]
ChrisPowellFishing Offline
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Breaks at the knot. i wet all my knots i tie palomar and clinch knot. they both break many times with just a sight pull.. the line is brand new, stays out of the sun i bought 12-15-20-25. and its the 12-15 i have problems with. i even striped off sereval feet. and re-spoiled the line on my reels still the same problem. make sure the line is not crossing it self in the eye of the hook. i even tied the line under water! to make sure its getting wet enough. i contacted P-line last monday and still no reply on there part.
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#10760547 - 04/11/15 05:00 PM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: ChrisPowellFishing]
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I've never had a problem with their flouroclear except when I left it on the reel for too long.
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#10760566 - 04/11/15 05:11 PM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: ChrisPowellFishing]
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Registered: 05/29/12
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P-line makes great mono (PF, CXX, CX), their fluoro not so much.

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#10760631 - 04/11/15 06:08 PM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: ChrisPowellFishing]
374 Trigger Offline
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Registered: 04/19/11
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Loc: Burleson TX/DelRio
CXX p line copolymer 10, 12, 15, you can't beat it for strength and abrasion resistance . Their Flo is no good . If you think you have to have Flo pick another.

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#10760641 - 04/11/15 06:20 PM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: ChrisPowellFishing]
SlowDown Offline
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Registered: 09/20/08
Posts: 2011
Loc: Texas
If you want to try a different line, let me suggest Suffix Elite mono. It's a great line, smooth cast and strong.

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#10760703 - 04/11/15 07:10 PM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: ChrisPowellFishing]
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Loc: Granbury, TX
I like the P-Line CX premium it is thinner than CXX and very strong.

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#10760729 - 04/11/15 07:27 PM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: ChrisPowellFishing]
ChrisPowellFishing Offline
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thanks for all the comments guys i thing i m just gonna go back to Berkley Big Game. its line that i know will hold up and i trust it! i hate all the memory it has but its pretty hard to be its knot strength
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#10761162 - 04/11/15 11:30 PM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: starclan]
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Originally Posted By: starclan
I like the P-Line CX premium it is thinner than CXX and very strong.

I've been happy with P-line CX Premium for a lot of years. It is "mono" with an outer coating of fluorocarbon.
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#10761459 - 04/12/15 08:52 AM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: ChrisPowellFishing]
pkskeetersr Offline
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Look at mark packs knot for fluorocarbon you want be sorry and I use P line only !!!

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#10761490 - 04/12/15 09:14 AM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: Fitz®]
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CX premium
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#10761701 - 04/12/15 11:30 AM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: ChrisPowellFishing]
SlowDown Offline
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Registered: 09/20/08
Posts: 2011
Loc: Texas
Big Game is very dependable. After it gets wet, the memory comes out of it. I would recommend green for low visibility.

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#10761740 - 04/12/15 12:12 PM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: ChrisPowellFishing]
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Registered: 12/23/09
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Loc: Lewisville, Denton County, Tex...
I've had good results with SilverThread AN-40. It's a copolymer, small diameter, low memory line that has great abrasion resistance. I've used it for many years been satisfied with its performance.

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#10761745 - 04/12/15 12:19 PM Re: P-line suggestions? [Re: ChrisPowellFishing]
J.P. Greeson Offline
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I use P-Line CX Premium on all kinds of freshwater and saltwater applications (David Short got me hooked on it years ago) - was using the CXX, but I like CX a lot better. For fluoro, I use Seaguar INVIZX. It took a little time to get used to, but I love it now (I think Steve Stroman got me on Seaguar INVIZX).
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