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#11001575 - 07/26/15 02:50 PM Line
basscaster46 Offline
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Registered: 03/03/06
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Loc: Red Oak, TX
What lb test do most use while hybrid fishing. I'm assuming mono .


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#11002195 - 07/26/15 08:54 PM Re: Line [Re: basscaster46]
CenTexan Offline
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17-20 I've had smaller line broken too many times. That initial hit and run seems to be 3 or 4 times their weight. 10-12 lb. on my sand bass rigs.
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#11002338 - 07/26/15 10:23 PM Re: Line [Re: basscaster46]
Green Epic Ross Offline
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Registered: 04/25/13
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40lb stren sonic braid when lure fishing, and 40lb braid with a 20lb fluorocarbon leader while live baitin...


Edited by Green Epic Ross (07/27/15 08:00 AM)

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#11002534 - 07/27/15 06:59 AM Re: Line [Re: basscaster46]
gborg Offline
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Single jig or lure 10 , tandem 20!

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#11002587 - 07/27/15 07:51 AM Re: Line [Re: basscaster46]
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I use 12 lb test mono. I dont get broke off unless rocks or stumps are involved. change line often.
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#11002611 - 07/27/15 08:14 AM Re: Line [Re: basscaster46]
PlanoKeith Offline
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2 pound mono and keep www.moestackleshop.com on speed dial --LOL-- roflmao
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#11002645 - 07/27/15 08:32 AM Re: Line [Re: basscaster46]
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Loc: Coppell TX
14 pound, year round!
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#11002658 - 07/27/15 08:38 AM Re: Line [Re: basscaster46]
Fisherman13 Offline
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I was fishing the bank at Lavon for sand bass with 12 lb mono tandem slab and jig second double broke me off like it was nothing. So I switched to 30lb braid no problems. This is my first year really targeting whites so I was quite surprised how strong they were I thought 12lb mono was over kill.... I guess if your drag is set right 12 lb would be fine though. Never caught a hybrid before but I could guess my 30lb braid would do the trick just fine.


Edited by Fisherman13 (07/27/15 08:43 AM)
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#11002685 - 07/27/15 08:52 AM Re: Line [Re: basscaster46]
lenahorse Offline
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Loc: Cash, Texas
Stren Magnathin 20lb green

I will be looking into the new Griss line when I can find it


Edited by lenahorse (07/27/15 04:33 PM)
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#11003234 - 07/27/15 12:43 PM Re: Line [Re: basscaster46]
Bry Fly Offline
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I use 14 lb Vicious brand line which is a co-polymer line. Offers plenty of strength and less line stretch. With Mono I am changing lines often mainly because of line stretch issues where the line starts wrapping around itself. I like using in-line spinners like Mepps alot and a lighter line seems to work better. Sometimes I'll even go to a 10 lb Vicious brand when using lighter lures. Works great for Hybrids, Stripers, Whites, occasional Cats etc. I buy it in bulk and it ends up being pretty economical.
For those interested:
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#11003808 - 07/27/15 05:39 PM Re: Line [Re: basscaster46]
Mo Offline
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Registered: 10/08/01
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Loc: Lake Palestine/Cherokee co
12 or 14 with excellent knots and retie often . If you are too lazy to retie ,
or tie bad knots , 15 to 20 , anything over 20 is overkill for hybrids .

good luck

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#11004479 - 07/27/15 11:42 PM Re: Line [Re: basscaster46]
Captjohn Offline
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Loc: Combine,texas
17# big game clear. Drags set correctly. as good as you'll get
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