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#12339039 - 07/14/17 08:59 AM Copolymer line
StormVet Offline
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What's your thoughts about this stuff. Do you like it or not? Would you use it for a leader off braid ?


Edited by StormVet (07/14/17 09:01 AM)

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#12339046 - 07/14/17 09:01 AM Re: Copolymer line [Re: StormVet]
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Registered: 07/04/13
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Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
Great stuff. Use it on moving lures.
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#12339053 - 07/14/17 09:04 AM Re: Copolymer line [Re: StormVet]
cadman Offline
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I like it as well, and use it for fishing jigs. No problems
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#12339057 - 07/14/17 09:08 AM Re: Copolymer line [Re: StormVet]
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In my arsenal if it doesn't have braid on it then its copolymer. It works great for all applications IMHO.. from topwater, to flipping, to crankin, to big ole swimbaits, to shakey head and drop shot I have no complaints! Been fishing P-Line CX Premium almost exclusively for probably the last 10 years.
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#12339078 - 07/14/17 09:15 AM Re: Copolymer line [Re: buda13]
Brent S Online   content
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Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
Originally Posted By: buda13
In my arsenal if it doesn't have braid on it then its copolymer. It works great for all applications IMHO.. from topwater, to flipping, to crankin, to big ole swimbaits, to shakey head and drop shot I have no complaints! Been fishing P-Line CX Premium almost exclusively for probably the last 10 years.


Yep, p-line flouroclear here. Works great around heavy cover too.
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#12339096 - 07/14/17 09:22 AM Re: Copolymer line [Re: buda13]
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
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I'm using McCoys co polymer and like it.

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#12339202 - 07/14/17 10:15 AM Re: Copolymer line [Re: StormVet]
squib Offline
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
McCoy's Mean Green co-poly on all moving baits. Have used it for years and it is great at what it does. Very strong, holds a knot well, and has good stretch to keep you from pulling treble hooks on a surge.

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#12339204 - 07/14/17 10:17 AM Re: Copolymer line [Re: StormVet]
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I had terrible luck with McCoys and gave it all away it was so bad. I use P-Line CXX now. A little stiffer, but I don't lose my fish anymore either. Even contacted McCoys and explained what was going on and talked them through it and they wanted me to pay to have it sent back to them so they could look at it then would let me know if they were willing to replace it.......... NOT. What a crock.
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#12339212 - 07/14/17 10:19 AM Re: Copolymer line [Re: StormVet]
catslayer Offline
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Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
Originally Posted By: StormVet
What's your thoughts about this stuff. Do you like it or not? Would you use it for a leader off braid ?


only time I would use it. Stretches like a rubber band, I can't fell anything with it. I do use it for my c-rig leaders some but not sure I love it over fluoro or anything but it is cheaper.
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#12339247 - 07/14/17 10:41 AM Re: Copolymer line [Re: StormVet]
collincountytx Offline
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Registered: 04/08/08
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Loc: Dallas, TX
Pline CXX has less stretch than many fluoro options. It's stiff with memory issues; but it's great leader material with braid main line.
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#12339291 - 07/14/17 11:02 AM Re: Copolymer line [Re: StormVet]
Thad Rains Offline
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Registered: 10/09/01
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Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
Been using McCoys Mean Green since 2000. NEVER had any problems with the line or the company. It is very STRONG, very ABRASION RESISTANT, good amount of STRETCH and VERY LOW MEMORY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GREAT leader material and I use it on all my moving baits. T-rigs and jigs also. Do not use it as main line on C-rig, too much stretch for my application, there, but use it as the leader material. It is smaller in diameter by about 2-3 lbs than most mono's. For instance, 12# McCoys is the same size as most mono's 10# line. 15# McCoys is about the same size as 12# mcono (not quite, but very close). Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains

NOT affiliated with them in any way, just like their product very much.
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#12339660 - 07/14/17 02:23 PM Re: Copolymer line [Re: StormVet]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
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Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Good for reaction baits, bad for bottom contact baits.
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#12339715 - 07/14/17 02:50 PM Re: Copolymer line [Re: Thad Rains]
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
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Loc: Plano,Texas
I have the clear version of McCoys.

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#12339765 - 07/14/17 03:12 PM Re: Copolymer line [Re: StormVet]
Blackhill Offline
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Registered: 03/01/17
Posts: 25
Gamma here, just switched and I like it so far.

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#12340460 - 07/14/17 10:19 PM Re: Copolymer line [Re: buda13]
Marooned Offline
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Registered: 08/16/05
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Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Originally Posted By: buda13
In my arsenal if it doesn't have braid on it then its copolymer. It works great for all applications IMHO.. from topwater, to flipping, to crankin, to big ole swimbaits, to shakey head and drop shot I have no complaints! Been fishing P-Line CX Premium almost exclusively for probably the last 10 years.

Same for me - straight P-line CX Premium or braid with leader of CX Premium.
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