I switched the leader on my fly line to 8lb flouro it has 6lb diameter and is nearly invisible under water. I was using 6lb mono and it was getting broke off too easy so I needed a little more strength but I truly think that smaller diameter line gets more bites. Just make sure you check the line often for freys on knicks. My only gripe with braid is when I get a knot in the line I can never get it out and I have to end up cutting the line at the knot and that gets expensive. I usually use 12lb mono for bass fishing on conventional gear.
There are too, fish in the Sonic Pond!