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#12026800 - 01/07/17 08:37 PM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
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Registered: 08/05/16
Posts: 472
Loc: Dallas texas
15 & 25 lb green here
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#12026821 - 01/07/17 08:44 PM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
Scoundrel Offline
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Registered: 01/05/13
Posts: 946
Loc: Bedrock.
green multiple lb test
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#12026871 - 01/07/17 09:10 PM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
TxDanFishMan Offline
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Registered: 12/06/09
Posts: 463
Loc: Keller, Texas
8 and 10lb green on my spinning reels
12 and 15 clear on baitcasters for cranks, traps and top waters
Just re-spool after any heavy day of fishing since it's so inexpensive
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#12026872 - 01/07/17 09:11 PM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
whnigt Offline
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Registered: 04/01/04
Posts: 1389
Loc: Troy, Tx.
Clear 12# and 15# rod reel topwater, crank baits, flukes.

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#12026938 - 01/07/17 09:41 PM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
Dr JL Offline
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Registered: 01/01/11
Posts: 1583
Loc: Aledo, Texas
Yes it's still good stuff.
I have caught more than a few really big fish on big game.
Other stuff is good as well, but big game still works.

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#12026972 - 01/07/17 10:14 PM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
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Registered: 01/30/06
Posts: 779
Loc: Colorado City
I used clear on nearly every reel I have in 12 pounds. Have landed some big fish at the coast and on fresh water never had and problems. I usually change all the lines out every year.

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#12026981 - 01/07/17 10:21 PM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
Motomax Offline
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Registered: 04/06/15
Posts: 74
12 & 15lbs green for me
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#12026985 - 01/07/17 10:24 PM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
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Registered: 12/20/05
Posts: 873
Loc: Lewisville, TX
15lb clear for Carolina Rig leader and topwater.

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#12027001 - 01/07/17 10:34 PM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
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Registered: 07/10/10
Posts: 6842
Loc: Whitehouse, TX
Everything except my braid rod.
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#12027002 - 01/07/17 10:36 PM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
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Registered: 06/03/12
Posts: 40
Sounds like 12 and 15 are most common - and apparently green is more favored.

Hate to sound dumb, but most of my fishing has been done with clear line over my lifetime. Is green underwater less visible, and does water clarity affect your choice of clear vs green, or does it have little effect on bass? It seems when reading on Crappie, some feel those panfish are sometimes fickle in what line diameter and color you use. I understand FC seems to disappear underwater, but clear mono does not seem to be bad, I simply wondered what happens to green underwater - it seems to be a non-issue on fish. Do you folks who favor green like it to see your line above the water for strikes?

Appreciate all of you sharing your experience. Thanks gang.

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#12027019 - 01/07/17 10:49 PM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
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Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 1875
Loc: Garland, TX
Any thing I don't use fluorocarbon or braid on. Like top waters other than frogs. I have a couple of spinning reels with two spools and have braid on one spool and other on w/big game. I keep an assortment of spools of Big Game from 12 to 20 pound in the box with fluro and braid. There are applications for all choose what's best for the situation. Which is why I have 18 rod/reels in the boat. Course this includes the setups my wife fishes with. She's a killer with a rogue ! It's most of the time the green. This is the best mono JMHSO!
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#12027092 - 01/08/17 12:42 AM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
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Registered: 02/09/14
Posts: 404
Loc: Oklahoma
I landed a 30lb flathead on 15lb green
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#12027132 - 01/08/17 05:20 AM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
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Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 2320
Loc: Lantana,Tx
Yup I use green, anything from 12lb to 20lb,everything from a Yellow Magic to a Whopper Plopper 130.

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#12027137 - 01/08/17 05:34 AM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: 6.5BR]
Rlrob Offline
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Registered: 10/24/16
Posts: 65
Loc: Prosper, TX
Yes. 12 lb and 15 lb for cranks and top water depending on the application. I use clear because an episode of Hook n Look showed all the different lines and weights under water. The green big game was more visible than the clear.

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#12027148 - 01/08/17 06:18 AM Re: Anyone still using Trilene Big Game? [Re: Rlrob]
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Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 2320
Loc: Lantana,Tx
Originally Posted By: Rlrob
Yes. 12 lb and 15 lb for cranks and top water depending on the application. I use clear because an episode of Hook n Look showed all the different lines and weights under water. The green big game was more visible than the clear.

Thanks for the info, I tried to find it, got a link?

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