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#11518583 - 04/02/16 10:04 PM Twist At The Tip
Crappie Ford Man Online   content
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Registered: 12/28/15
Posts: 45
What is the best line to eliminate line twist at the tip of a long crappie rod (14 ft)? Im tired of this issue and am willing to go to braid or anything else based on what you guys have done to eliminate the problem Thanks.

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#11518596 - 04/02/16 10:14 PM Re: Twist At The Tip [Re: Crappie Ford Man]
dwmoore Offline
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Registered: 10/23/07
Posts: 4136
Loc: teague,tx
Berkeley fused braid
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#11519270 - 04/03/16 03:17 PM Re: Twist At The Tip [Re: Crappie Ford Man]
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Registered: 08/11/15
Posts: 563
Loc: Longview, Tx
As in you could let out 10ft of line and watch your jig turn circles? Only way I found to fix that problem is either use braid or a barrel swivel with a leader.
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#11520213 - 04/04/16 06:54 AM Re: Twist At The Tip [Re: Crappie Ford Man]
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Power Pro super slick.
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#11520325 - 04/04/16 08:27 AM Re: Twist At The Tip [Re: dwmoore]
SK. Offline
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Registered: 12/18/10
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Loc: N.Houston/Fort Worth
Originally Posted By: dwmoore
Berkeley fused braid

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#11521033 - 04/04/16 12:31 PM Re: Twist At The Tip [Re: Crappie Ford Man]
stewage Offline
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Registered: 03/13/15
Posts: 140
Loc: Lake Dallas
I agree, braid!

I recently tried braid for the first time after resisting it for years. Now I have a hard time ever using monofilament. The price was a little hard to handle, and it is much harder to break off if you're tangled, but not having to deal with twisting line, especially when I finally find the fish, is worth it.

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#11521148 - 04/04/16 01:17 PM Re: Twist At The Tip [Re: Crappie Ford Man]
JohnButte Offline
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Registered: 07/05/12
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Really thought this thread was going to be about something else.

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