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#10803651 - 04/28/15 11:55 AM What line do you use?
rowlettfisherman Offline
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What line do you use for your frogs?

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#10803666 - 04/28/15 12:00 PM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
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Registered: 05/13/10
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Loc: Atascocita,Tx
Braid

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#10803667 - 04/28/15 12:00 PM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
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Registered: 05/10/12
Posts: 218
Loc: Central Texas
popcorn

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#10803693 - 04/28/15 12:06 PM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
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Registered: 01/20/09
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Loc: Houston, TX
Braid
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#10803695 - 04/28/15 12:06 PM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
C Worthy Offline
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50# Braid
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#10803718 - 04/28/15 12:11 PM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
texastom Offline
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Registered: 11/21/10
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Loc: Richland Chambers
BRAID 50#

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#10803990 - 04/28/15 01:27 PM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
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#10803998 - 04/28/15 01:32 PM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
ChrisBlackmon95 Offline
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Power Pro 50
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#10804018 - 04/28/15 01:40 PM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
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I have braid on my A-rig and it seems that it likes to get caught on itself in the spool and when I cast it just stops and almost yanks out of my hand. I have power pro 65 on it. How do you stop that from happening?

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#10804034 - 04/28/15 01:45 PM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
fouzman Offline
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Load the rod tip and lob your ARig letting it spool line off the reel while you thumb it. Sounds like you're trying to launch that rig with your arm and the entire rod. No bueno. I had that happen to me this weekend several times while trying to throw a frog on too heavy/stiff a rod. The frog wasn't heavy enough to load the rod tip so I had to 'throw' that frog instead of letting my rod and reel do the work. Your ARig is plenty heavy.
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#10804156 - 04/28/15 02:38 PM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
Bissett Offline
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Registered: 07/09/13
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Loc: Broken Arrow, OK
Braid is the only way to go.

Florocarbon sinks and it affects the action of the frog

Mono floats but there is too much stretch so it is almost impossible to get a good hookset on those long casts
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#10804171 - 04/28/15 02:43 PM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
manhunter Offline
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Registered: 08/17/09
Posts: 597
Loc: Garland, TX
65lb Power Pro Braid. I use Reel and Line Magic on my braid and it seems to make it cast better and keeps it from drying out and getting brittle. Also no need for an overly stiff rod so make sure you're using one that will load up properly and allow the rod to do the work. Good luck.
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#10804747 - 04/28/15 06:34 PM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
Fish hunter 59 Offline
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Thumbs up to 50# Power Pro!
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#10806315 - 04/29/15 10:40 AM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
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Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
braid 50 minimum
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#10806340 - 04/29/15 10:47 AM Re: What line do you use? [Re: rowlettfisherman]
fouzman Offline
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Any of you tried the new Seaguar Smackdown Tournament Braid? I used some 30# Saturday. Finest, roundest, smoothest and most limp braid I've ever used. In fact, don't think I'll be using the 30# again unless it's on a spinning reel. Can't wait to try out the 60# for pitching and Camelot Bell. If it's as strong as Suffix 832 I might have just found my self a better braid.
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