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#11220874 - 11/12/15 02:01 PM Line article
SoCal Tom Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 04/10/07
Posts: 8839
Loc: Garland, TX
Excellent article by Greg Hackney giving his thoughts on different lines and how they affect the bite on Bassmaster.com.

http://www.bassmaster.com/blog/hackney-lets-talk-turkey-about-line

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#11220918 - 11/12/15 02:28 PM Re: Line article [Re: SoCal Tom]
Razorback Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/31/01
Posts: 3524
Loc: Tyler, TX, USA
There you have it...a guy who fishes not only for a living but at the highest level saying he couldn't care less whether fish can "see his line." To quote him, "it doesn't matter."

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#11221165 - 11/12/15 05:37 PM Re: Line article [Re: SoCal Tom]
RW Fred Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/06/15
Posts: 89
Loc: Rockwall, TX
Good article. Will save me money.

Thanks

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#11221751 - 11/13/15 06:38 AM Re: Line article [Re: SoCal Tom]
ezbassin Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 12596
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
I don't think it is a visual thing for the bass either but the line you choose does (at times) determine the number of bites you get. I have seen that quite a bit at Fork if you are throwing braid vs mono or fluoro. I only use braid for throwing top water frogs in thick grass and pads and on a spinning reel (mainly because I hate the line twist you get with a spinning reel using mono or fluoro).

Red does not disappear, it changes color. I have caught bass on a red shad colored worm in deep water many times. They can see green very well also, why do you think a watermelon worm or green pumpkin worm works so well.


Edited by ezbassin (11/13/15 06:40 AM)

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#11221758 - 11/13/15 06:45 AM Re: Line article [Re: SoCal Tom]
Hog Jaw Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/09/08
Posts: 1684
Loc: The Great State of Texas
Attention to detail

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