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#11039964 - 08/13/15 02:18 PM Gliss line
armadillo joe Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 04/22/05
Posts: 15508
Loc: Lake Fork
I tried the Ardent Gliss line today it is flatout great 24# about the diameter of regular 10# very little if any stretch and just casts great. I hung up couple of times and the line just didn't give it also floats so it will be a great topwater line the diameter is so small I had no problem getting a deep diving crank bait and a spoon down.

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#11040248 - 08/13/15 04:54 PM Re: Gliss line [Re: armadillo joe]
bmobley30 Online   content
Angler

Registered: 10/17/09
Posts: 302
Loc: Hubbard
Is it something you could use in place of flurocarbon as far as flipping and what not. Just wondering the visibility of it.

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#11040290 - 08/13/15 05:11 PM Re: Gliss line [Re: armadillo joe]
Brent S Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/13
Posts: 2432
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
Sounds like I can use it in the same applications of copolymer.

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#11040296 - 08/13/15 05:13 PM Re: Gliss line [Re: armadillo joe]
SAKS Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/23/14
Posts: 647
So what is it competing against braid or flouro. I haven't seen it yet.

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#11040534 - 08/13/15 07:06 PM Re: Gliss line [Re: SAKS]
armadillo joe Offline
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Registered: 04/22/05
Posts: 15508
Loc: Lake Fork
I was using green but I am going to get some clear to replace my floro the line is about as limber as braid and strength is about the same but it is much smaller in diameter. I hung a DR10 and pulled it loose checked the line and no apparent damage when I got home I hung the lure on a fence to check it and it seemed just as strong as before the hang up. I believe Tackle Warehouse has some now. Just found an empty spool of 18# and the diameter is .006 my neighbor has the empty 24# so I don't exactly know the diameter but there is very little difference.

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#11040546 - 08/13/15 07:11 PM Re: Gliss line [Re: armadillo joe]
Jerry L Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 08/08/15
Posts: 1
Loc: Ellis County
Tackle Tour did an article on it last month. Click here --> http://forums.tackletour.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=64952 . The writer had issues with the knot strength. I have not used it yet but would like to hear from someone who has.

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#11040618 - 08/13/15 07:38 PM Re: Gliss line [Re: Jerry L]
armadillo joe Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 04/22/05
Posts: 15508
Loc: Lake Fork
I used the knots I use on braid and what little I got to go this morning I had No problems. I will say if you get a professional overrun it is harder to get out. When I hooked the lure on my fence post I realize I didn't have a machine to test the breaking point but I know I was pulling harder than the fellow who did the test but I was using 24# tomorrow I will spool the 18# uo and tie it on the post and try that.


Edited by armadillo joe (08/13/15 07:52 PM)

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