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#11947914 - 11/23/16 09:47 AM My Gliss Review.
Skeeterbrain Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/31/07
Posts: 1321
Loc: Cut and Shoot, TX
Read about Gliss line somewhere so I decided to give it a try.
Found it on sale at Academy for $12.99 for 150 yrd spool. They
had Green and White, I choose 40lb Green.

From Ardent:
Gliss is a new 4th form of fishing line that is produced by a breakthrough extrusion process of high modulus polyethylene fibers. Gliss has qualities of both monofilament and braid. Gliss has zero stretch and the lowest diameter to breaking strength of any line.

Very thin diameter. ( backed reel with mono and just put on 40yrds )
Smooth like mono or fluorocarbon.
Very, Very sensitive.
Cast great even in the wind.
Color did not come off while spooling reel

Color started fading in one days use.
Seemed to get abrasions easily while fishing rocks (see side note below)
Because it is so thin you need to add more line to reel or you will feel
the knot where you tied to backing.

Side note:
Caught several nice Bass 3 to 4 lbs with the abrasions in the line. Got caught in the rocks and it still took some doing to break the line.

I will continue to use this line to see how it does in the long run. Will stick to the 40 lb but may get some White, then you won't have any fading.

Edited by Skeeterbrain (11/23/16 09:57 AM)

#11947960 - 11/23/16 10:16 AM Re: My Gliss Review. [Re: Skeeterbrain]
lenahorse Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 10/11/12
Posts: 4030
Loc: Cash, Texas
I am testing the 40 also in green mine has turned to silver/white color, I wish they made a 50 or 65 lb, fading or color don't matter to me, some light fraying close to the lure probably from fish, I have maybe 25 trips on it in the 2-1/2 month I have had it, it had probably 250+ fish on it, few to 6-7 lbs maybe 1 over that, so far I really like it, I was using Sufix 832, Spider wire Braid, Power Pro. They all fray some close to the fish, it is about the best casting I have tried, be sure and really tie good knots with it. it does require backing, more than any of the others.
I have got a couple of bass on it too. I would buy again as of now, it will by my go to line today if I go on a PM trip today and Sat also.
The Spider wire braid in white works very well and about $9 + at Walmart.
I have not had any break offs but do retie usually 1-2 times a trip. A spray of reel magic makes it cast even better.

Edited by lenahorse (11/23/16 10:18 AM)
Fishing on Texoma

#11948043 - 11/23/16 11:02 AM Re: My Gliss Review. [Re: Skeeterbrain]
armadillo joe Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 04/22/05
Posts: 15631
Loc: Lake Fork
I have been using Gliss since it came out and really like it only problem I had was knot strength but found the San Diego cinch knot or a double Polymar works great. Had color fading on the green but did not seem to be a problem. Gliss is strong and casts great I try to get 75-80 yds on my reels so I don't get close to the knot where tied to backing. I only have two reels that don't have Gliss on them now I do recommend 40# though.


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