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#11356848 - 01/19/16 06:10 PM Jerkbait Line
Bas-ii-tis Offline
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What line pound are you guys using and brand? Thanks
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#11356854 - 01/19/16 06:13 PM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
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Generally, 12lbs fluro for me, sometimes ill step down to 10.

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#11356858 - 01/19/16 06:15 PM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Bas-ii-tis Offline
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yea i was thinking 10 but mono should keep the suspending lure from sinking out the stikezone correct?
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#11356910 - 01/19/16 06:34 PM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
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Maxima Ultragreen or Cameleon mono. Typically 10 or 12lb.

Fluoro sinks. Kills the action on floating jerkbaits. Retards hook sets on suspending baits in my limited experience.

Braid gets wet and also kills action after 20 or so casts.

Mono stays buoyant the longest of all line types. That's why I use mono on all floating lures and many suspenders.



Edited by fouzman (01/19/16 06:42 PM)
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#11356925 - 01/19/16 06:38 PM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: NickHasty]
Finesse Master/ Dropshot king Online   content
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Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: NickHasty
Generally, 12lbs fluro for me, sometimes ill step down to 10.

Seaguar Invisx.


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#11356949 - 01/19/16 06:47 PM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
collincountytx Online   content
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Pline CX neutral buoyancy. Cold, dense water with finicky fish 8lb.
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#11357145 - 01/19/16 08:02 PM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
KVS Offline
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Loc: Burleson, Tx
For suspending jerkbaits I was using 14# Sunline Sniper but seen better hookups and less lost fish when I switched to 14# Sunline Reaction FC. Has more stretch than Sniper or Shooter.
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#11357479 - 01/19/16 10:22 PM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
WmSmith Offline
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Registered: 11/27/14
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12lb Seaguar Invizx flouro

great line stays soft when it's cold

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#11358008 - 01/20/16 09:22 AM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Jaguar6 Offline
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The flouro doesn't kill the action to the suspending IMO but floating yes. That being said I have caught them with both mono and flouro. I use 12LB Trilene flouro. If I use mono I use 12-15LB big game (Depends on where im throwing it)
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#11358244 - 01/20/16 10:31 AM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
JJHunts Offline
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10lb Seaguar Invizx flouro for me. I have never had a problem with the baits sinking out of the strike zone. JMO and it always yields well for me.

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#11358275 - 01/20/16 10:45 AM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: fouzman]
Ken A. Online   content
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Registered: 10/02/06
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Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Originally Posted By: fouzman
Maxima Ultragreen or Cameleon mono. Typically 10 or 12lb.

Fluoro sinks. Kills the action on floating jerkbaits. Retards hook sets on suspending baits in my limited experience.

Braid gets wet and also kills action after 20 or so casts.

Mono stays buoyant the longest of all line types. That's why I use mono on all floating lures and many suspenders.



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#11358292 - 01/20/16 10:52 AM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
BlaiseWeimer Offline
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Registered: 02/10/15
Posts: 478
Loc: Coppell, Texas
I usually throw 10-12 pound Fluorocarbon. I don't think it sinks fast enough to make a change to the suspension of the bait, but mono floating will definetly cause the bait to rise

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#11358346 - 01/20/16 11:14 AM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
chas1 Offline
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Registered: 04/01/06
Posts: 415
Loc: Stephenville tx.
15 lb big game

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#11358515 - 01/20/16 12:26 PM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
bigbass94 Online   content
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 3930
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Sunline Reaction FC


I use 10# 90% of the time, but there are times when I'll dip down to 8# test. This line is the ultimate jerkbait line, the best, the "cream of the crop", the "bee's knees", whatever you wanna call it! It's super limp, very manageable, super strong, and most importantly, sensitive. You're gonna want to use 8-12# test line for a jerkbait, and the smaller the diameter, the better; think about how long a fish gets to look over everything about your bait. This line will definitely get the job done!
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#11358832 - 01/20/16 02:34 PM Re: Jerkbait Line [Re: chas1]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Registered: 03/03/02
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Loc: N. Richland Hills Texas USA
Originally Posted By: chas1
15 lb big game
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