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#12357293 - 07/25/17 10:30 AM McCoy in retail stores?
D Egge Offline
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Registered: 06/28/16
Posts: 386
Loc: Corinth, Texas
Has anybody bought any McCoys in retail stores around Denton/Lewisville?
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#12357372 - 07/25/17 11:18 AM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: D Egge]
lipjerk Offline
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Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 2288
Loc: Lantana,Tx
I haven't seen any around Lewisville, I know Fishing World in Dallas has it in stock, possibly Anglers pro tackle?

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#12357377 - 07/25/17 11:20 AM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: D Egge]
Ted Martin Offline
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Registered: 07/26/05
Posts: 2002
Loc: Dallas, TX
not sure about Lew/Denton area, but Barlows in Richardson stocks it. Or at least they did a few months back.

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#12357632 - 07/25/17 01:39 PM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: D Egge]
D Egge Offline
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Loc: Corinth, Texas
Cool, thanks guys. Wanna try the mean green for topwaters. tired of other mono memory...
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#12357932 - 07/25/17 04:44 PM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: D Egge]
senko 10lb Offline
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Registered: 03/28/11
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Loc: Seagoville / Lake Fork
It's not mono

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#12358072 - 07/25/17 06:14 PM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: Ted Martin]
McKinneyLonghorn Offline
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Registered: 05/31/13
Posts: 819
Loc: McKinney
Originally Posted By: Ted Martin
not sure about Lew/Denton area, but Barlows in Richardson stocks it. Or at least they did a few months back.


Barlows still has it.

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#12358307 - 07/25/17 08:20 PM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: D Egge]
D Egge Offline
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Registered: 06/28/16
Posts: 386
Loc: Corinth, Texas
From what I heard, it has a lot of characteristics of mono though.
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#12358504 - 07/25/17 09:54 PM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: D Egge]
Ted Martin Offline
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Registered: 07/26/05
Posts: 2002
Loc: Dallas, TX
Originally Posted By: D Egge
From what I heard, it has a lot of characteristics of mono though.


yep. Its really good line.

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#12358828 - 07/26/17 08:12 AM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: D Egge]
lipjerk Offline
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Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 2288
Loc: Lantana,Tx
Thad Rains has used McCoys Mean Green for years, hopefully he will chime in soon.

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#12358919 - 07/26/17 08:58 AM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: D Egge]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Registered: 01/06/07
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Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
It's great for topwaters, izorline is another

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#12358962 - 07/26/17 09:17 AM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: D Egge]
dandeeks Offline
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Registered: 04/06/14
Posts: 366
I use it all the time. It's just great, period. Super strong line. I feel like the 12lb mean green is as strong as my 15lb invizx. Use it for many application.

Also, perhaps closer than other suggestions. Southwest Parts.

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#12358966 - 07/26/17 09:18 AM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: D Egge]
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 13040
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
McCoys is a good blend of low memory and strength. Another good option with low memory and good strength is P-Line Premium. P-Line Premium is fairly thin for its # text rating.


Edited by ezbassin (07/26/17 09:20 AM)

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#12359031 - 07/26/17 09:51 AM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: D Egge]
361V Online   content
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 4763
Loc: somervell county
I pretty much changed to co-poly for almost everything. McCoy's Mean Green is my favorite. I couldn't get completely comfortable with fluorocarbon line. I liked the sensitivity and limited visibility of the fluro but everything else sucked about it. Tried different brands and settled on Seaguar as the best but it was actually the "least bad" fluro to me. McCoy's co-poly has the increased sensitivity over mono without the extreme "brittle" feeling, less "kinks", less blacklashing and real low memory. I like it especially on my "feel" baits like worms, jigs... but it works well for cranks, spinnerbaits, topwaters....pretty much everything. I still have braid on my Carolina-rig main line and frog rod. Still use 20lb regular old Big Game for swimbaits but on everything else its pretty much co-poly for me. Like Ken said in an earlier post about switching "caught a zillion fish on fluorescent blue Stren" for more years than lots of y'all have been alive so maybe we fishermen overthink this line thing(ya think?). If there was no such thing as monofilament fishing line right and I invented it I would make a millions $$$. It would be the next greatest, must have, fish catchingest arsenal for that everyone would buy. For now though I like McCoys Mean Green Co-polymer and I always buy it online. No tax, no shipping and shipped right to my house....


Edited by 361V (07/26/17 09:54 AM)
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#12359133 - 07/26/17 10:52 AM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: D Egge]
NTX RAIDER Offline
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Registered: 02/25/07
Posts: 400
Loc: Frisco, TX
I picked up a spool of 15lb McCoys at Fishin' World earlier this week. Can't remember exactly what they had, but I think they had 10, 15, and 20. Didn't see any 12.

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#12359458 - 07/26/17 01:18 PM Re: McCoy in retail stores? [Re: D Egge]
TBassYates Offline
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Registered: 12/21/01
Posts: 6475
Loc: Scurry, Tx - S/E of Dallas
I have used McCoys Mean Green 15lb copolymer for years. Used to order it from Brannans but have been ordering 900 yard spools from Tackle Warehouse lately.
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