does anyone have a preference? I had great success this weekend with 65lb braid, but I can see if the bass got pressured they would shut down. Does anyone have preference for line when flipping willow tree islands or buck brush?
You get more bites with Fluoro and if you use braid with a leader then the knot will "catch" the limbs. "Typically" 20 will work but there are times you might need to try and find 25-30. (Like I had to do this past weekend. Broke off 3 times with 20 in the bushes.) One of the better Abrasion Resistant and tougest lines is the Vicious BUT it is not as small diameter as Seguar and it is stiffer. But it is very very tough!
Seems like he's really saying the use of braid is appropriate in most situations. He says he uses it to match cover and because he has his XH rod with a slow tip. I know I have watched him skip and flip jigs for hours using something that wasn't braid. He didn't say what type of line he was using, but he did say he was using a heavy/fast rod with a reel that had ceramic bearings and all the brakes off.
I guess it shows that guys like Greg now when and where to use what with what.