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#11541270 - 04/13/16 09:44 PM Line for Redfish
formula462 Offline
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Loc: arlington, tx
What would be a good choice for lines to go red fishing with? I think the reel is now spooled with Rio Bonefish Quickshooter(bought used)and I have an extra spool so I was thinking I might need to use another type of line to go with the aforementioned?

#11542758 - 04/14/16 02:31 PM Re: Line for Redfish [Re: formula462]
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#11542897 - 04/14/16 03:43 PM Re: Line for Redfish [Re: formula462]
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that line you have on there is probably fine unless you are looking to replace it

#11542912 - 04/14/16 03:47 PM Re: Line for Redfish [Re: formula462]
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#11543229 - 04/14/16 07:14 PM Re: Line for Redfish [Re: formula462]
BoPro Offline

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Loc: Arlington, TX
Rio Mainstream is a slightly lighter line if you wanted a more delicate presentation. Your quickshooter and the Rio Redfish pretty much identical lines, no need to change there. The normal Rio Bonefish line has a 50 ft head vs a 36 ft quickshooter. It may give you more distance if that's what your looking for. The Outbound short has a 30 ft head, but is heavier than the quickshooter....

In all honesty, your quickshooter will probably be gravy. Maybe consider getting an intermediate line to fish subsurface.


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