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#11270278 - 12/08/15 01:47 PM Line Choice For Catfish
Landon Frazier Offline
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Registered: 07/07/15
Posts: 24
Just got a new 6500 C3 and I am not sure what I should spool it with. I want to go with braid as line. Any suggestions?

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#11270476 - 12/08/15 03:37 PM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
HumanSeine Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/23/03
Posts: 882
Loc: Mckinney,Tx
You are going to get many answers on this thread. I have been using 65 pound power pro with a leader on my hook on 30 pound mono. It has been working well for me. I prefer braid because I think I feel bites much better with it.

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#11270499 - 12/08/15 03:52 PM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
Don G Offline
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Registered: 06/14/11
Posts: 320
Loc: Comanche County, Texas
65lb Power Pro with 50ld Big Game mono leader has been working great for me.
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#11270700 - 12/08/15 05:32 PM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
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TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 4033
Loc: Longview, Tx
65 lb power pro or 30 lb big game. I run a 50 lb big game mono leader on both.

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#11270740 - 12/08/15 06:03 PM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
MickeyP ( BIG MICK ) Offline
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Registered: 11/15/13
Posts: 51
I also use 65 lb Power Pro.
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#11270875 - 12/08/15 07:14 PM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
Burgerboy Offline
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Registered: 03/27/14
Posts: 121
Loc: Aubrey
20 lb. Hi vis stren and a 40 lb clear mono leader.

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#11271097 - 12/08/15 08:32 PM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
Hoff1967 Offline
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Registered: 01/28/14
Posts: 68
Loc: Lake Eufaula
I use 30lb Big game. Caught every thing from 1lb channels to 60+ Flatheads and Blues with no issues!
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#11271337 - 12/08/15 11:01 PM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
Capt. Michael Littlejohn Offline
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Registered: 02/04/04
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Loc: Lake Tawakoni, Tx
30lb big game would be hard to beat for Catfishing.

The team catfish mono is pretty good too
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#11271879 - 12/09/15 09:31 AM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
G Love Offline
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Registered: 06/03/10
Posts: 1840
Loc: Weatherford, TX
I use 25# Offshore Angler from Bass Pro. It's tough as nails. Pulls 40's out of trees, good enough for me. Won't break, craziest thing I've ever seen in mono. A buddy of mine pulled a 65 out of a tree with it last year on Twok. Ntm its $10 for 1000 yards.
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#11274048 - 12/10/15 09:39 AM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
Big Sam Online   content
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Registered: 08/20/08
Posts: 775
Loc: Arkansas
80 lb tug-of war- from team catfish is on all my 6500's... cheers
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#11274113 - 12/10/15 10:07 AM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
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Registered: 01/05/15
Posts: 476
El cheapo 20 lbs mono from the Wally World.
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#11276894 - 12/11/15 05:16 PM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
stubby77 Offline
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Registered: 02/03/13
Posts: 3079
I use pro comp 6_) 30 pound braid that's all I use .
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#11277131 - 12/11/15 07:27 PM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
boosted_abugarcia Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/17/14
Posts: 153
Loc: Waco Tx
I use 50lb Bull Buster Mono
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#11278824 - 12/12/15 10:02 PM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
BKT Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/27/13
Posts: 1260
Loc: Apple Springs
Well since you said you wanted to use braid, I'd suggest 65lb.

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#11279451 - 12/13/15 11:49 AM Re: Line Choice For Catfish [Re: Landon Frazier]
BrianTx01 Offline
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Registered: 04/13/09
Posts: 5827
Loc: Fort Worth
I would stay away from braid unless you are experienced using a baitcast reel. You might end up with the backlash of death.
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