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#12414641 - 09/05/17 08:32 AM Line for Big Blues
littlewheel Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/17/12
Posts: 749
Loc: Gladewater , Tx
I am fully aware that this question has been asked a million times and that I could go back through archives to find the answer. However, I don't want to. I have 6 6500 ABU's that I need to respool. Kinda afraid of Big Game because I have had quite a few lures break off mid cast on my ditch pickle rods. I am wanting to stick with mono. Thamks and fire away


Edited by littlewheel (09/05/17 08:44 AM)

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#12414660 - 09/05/17 08:47 AM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: littlewheel]
Justin B Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 12/17/03
Posts: 4949
Loc: Devol, Ok
I have used big game for alot of years and love it. I use the 25# solar green for my main line and a 50# leader all big game.
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#12414801 - 09/05/17 10:46 AM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: littlewheel]
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Registered: 09/26/05
Posts: 21042
Loc: Lewisville
I'm partial to Ande line.
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#12414856 - 09/05/17 11:17 AM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: littlewheel]
Jacky Wiggins Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/14/03
Posts: 1593
Loc: Copper Canyon, Texas, USA
I've had good luck with the Bass Pro Tight Line saltwater mono in the hi viz. They sell it in 1077 yard spools. I run 6 Abu 6600's spoiled with 25 lb main line. I use the big game mono for leaders. 30 lb leader in the summer and 60 lb leader in the winter.
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#12414881 - 09/05/17 11:32 AM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: littlewheel]
littlewheel Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/17/12
Posts: 749
Loc: Gladewater , Tx
Thanks for the replies

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#12414919 - 09/05/17 11:53 AM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: littlewheel]
Capt. Michael Littlejohn Offline
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Registered: 02/04/04
Posts: 8968
Loc: Lake Tawakoni, Tx
The Berkley Pro Spec premium line is what we use...does very well in the fresh and salt.
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#12414933 - 09/05/17 11:56 AM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: littlewheel]
littlewheel Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/17/12
Posts: 749
Loc: Gladewater , Tx
Thanks

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#12415084 - 09/05/17 01:35 PM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn]
J Lowe Offline
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Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 553
Loc: Merkel
Originally Posted By: Capt. Michael Littlejohn
The Berkley Pro Spec premium line is what we use...does very well in the fresh and salt.

X2. I'm using the 25lb pro spec chrome now and it seems to get the job done.

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#12415097 - 09/05/17 01:45 PM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: littlewheel]
mike9582 Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/18/10
Posts: 333
Loc: Rio Vista
Offshore angler 30lb. cheaper, and stronger in my opinion.

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#12415313 - 09/05/17 04:17 PM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: littlewheel]
G Love Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/03/10
Posts: 1912
Loc: Weatherford, TX
Offshore Angler 25#.
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#12415430 - 09/05/17 05:30 PM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: littlewheel]
psycho0819 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/27/05
Posts: 1556
Loc: Kaufman
Big Game 25lb (usually moss green) mainline with a 50lb mono clear leader.
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#12415662 - 09/05/17 08:02 PM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: G Love]
Capt. Michael Littlejohn Offline
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Registered: 02/04/04
Posts: 8968
Loc: Lake Tawakoni, Tx
Originally Posted By: G Love
Offshore Angler 25#.


Nothing wrong with the OA line...it's good like and very affordable for the quality.
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#12415761 - 09/05/17 08:46 PM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: littlewheel]
littlewheel Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/17/12
Posts: 749
Loc: Gladewater , Tx
I really appreciate your comments guys.

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#12416076 - 09/06/17 08:09 AM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: littlewheel]
Fishin' Nut Offline
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Registered: 03/14/03
Posts: 6660
Loc: Huntsville, AL
Braid it the best answer.
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#12416283 - 09/06/17 10:27 AM Re: Line for Big Blues [Re: Justin B]
Catfanman Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/15/17
Posts: 163
I agree big game solar collector 25lb is the best I've used

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