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#12266889 - 05/28/17 03:57 PM Spinning Rod Line
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What is the best line for a spinning reel. Having lots of issues, have used mono and fluorocarbon and the line seems to have to much memory and comes off spool prior to bell closing. Thanx for any input.

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#12266890 - 05/28/17 03:57 PM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: roybigguns]
Smurfs Offline
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Too much line on reel!
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#12266990 - 05/28/17 05:50 PM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: roybigguns]
stratos caster Offline
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To much line as stated and I use braid no memory.

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#12267003 - 05/28/17 05:59 PM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: roybigguns]
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Braid. Won't fish a spinning reel ever again without braid main line
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#12267020 - 05/28/17 06:18 PM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: roybigguns]
just plain bill Offline
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I've had issues with braid as well, lol...sufix832...now I use nanofil 17lb...zero issues...

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#12267169 - 05/28/17 08:01 PM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: roybigguns]
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I'm happy with Stren mono. Don't overfill, wind the line on under some tension, and make sure the spool of line is facing the right way when you're winding it on. I've tried fluoro and didn't like it. I tried braid and it does not cast nearly as far.

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#12267208 - 05/28/17 08:30 PM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: collincountytx]
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Originally Posted By: collincountytx
Braid. Won't fish a spinning reel ever again without braid main line


Braid was actually made for spinning reels...........You can start a spool with mono and then tie braid on to it. If you spool up all braid, you'll never use it all and that's a waist. It's up to you how much braid you want to spool up. My 2 cents
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#12267258 - 05/28/17 09:02 PM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: roybigguns]
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What line is your reel rated for and what line lb test are you using ?

Too high a pound test for a given diameter spool will cause mono to "spring" off the spool.

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Edited by doctorxring (05/28/17 09:04 PM)
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#12267411 - 05/28/17 10:51 PM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: roybigguns]
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Nanofil for me too
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#12268264 - 05/29/17 05:40 PM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: V-Bottom]
Meadowlark Offline
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Originally Posted By: V-Bottom
Braid was actually made for spinning reels...........You can start a spool with mono and then tie braid on to it. If you spool up all braid, you'll never use it all and that's a waist. It's up to you how much braid you want to spool up. My 2 cents


This ^^^ is what I do. Having the mono on the spool underneath also helps keep the braid from pulling into itself in the spool.

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#12268948 - 05/30/17 07:04 AM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: roybigguns]
ChuChu1 Offline
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Braid.
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#12269331 - 05/30/17 11:00 AM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: roybigguns]
Jimbo Offline
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#12270058 - 05/30/17 05:06 PM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: Tallgrass05]
JCG57 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Tallgrass05
I'm happy with Stren mono. Don't overfill, wind the line on under some tension, and make sure the spool of line is facing the right way when you're winding it on. I've tried fluoro and didn't like it. I tried braid and it does not cast nearly as far.


Agree with this, except prefer Trilene to Stren. Also - you can easily tie a few feet of fluoro leader onto the mono, which makes the expensive spool of 100% fluoro last a lot longer than spooling the whole reel with it. I usually use a double surgeon's knot for the mono to fluoro connection.

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#12270169 - 05/30/17 06:04 PM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: doctorxring]
SARG Offline
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Loc: Texas


Over filling is the problem,nothing to do with line test
You have to keep it inside the spool transition
Works the same with braid too,overfill it and it will fall off too

Originally Posted By: doctorxring
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What line is your reel rated for and what line lb test are you using ?

Too high a pound test for a given diameter spool will cause mono to "spring" off the spool.

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#12270312 - 05/30/17 07:35 PM Re: Spinning Rod Line [Re: SARG]
doctorxring Online   content
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Originally Posted By: SARG


Over filling is the problem,nothing to do with line test
You have to keep it inside the spool transition
Works the same with braid too,overfill it and it will fall off too

Originally Posted By: doctorxring
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What line is your reel rated for and what line lb test are you using ?

Too high a pound test for a given diameter spool will cause mono to "spring" off the spool.

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Try putting 20 pound mono on a 1000 class spinning reel, or 10 pound mono on a 500 class ultralight and then get back to me ..even if it's "inside the spool transistion"

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Edited by doctorxring (05/30/17 07:41 PM)
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