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Line recommendations for 10XDs and Umbrella rigs? #13377357 12/19/19 06:20 PM
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Just got a rod and reel big enough to throw them, what line do I use?


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Re: Line recommendations for 10XDs and Umbrella rigs? [Re: Medinalakeguy] #13377367 12/19/19 06:25 PM
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15lb flouro for 10xd
Braid for A-rig if i'm fishing near rocks or wood. Just in case I need to straighten a hook to get my rig back. Otherwise 20 lb flouro


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Re: Line recommendations for 10XDs and Umbrella rigs? [Re: Medinalakeguy] #13377382 12/19/19 06:34 PM
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Be prepared to get a lot of different answers--personal preference.
There will be some that throw Arigs on straight 50lb braid and 10XDs on 12 lb fluoro with everything in-between

A good hedge for both (especially with lighter and thinner wire Arigs) would be
40lb braid to a six foot leader of 15lb mono/copoly/fluoro of your choice. Personally, I like 15lb PlineCXX
15lb Pline CXX behaves more like 17lb line in other brands.


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I've recently been throwing big cranks on straight braid. In most stained Texas water I don't feel like you are sacrificing bites. The ultra thin line offsets the fact braid floats. In fact I think the thinner diameter actually gets me more depth. I've been using 20 lb line, but might go to 30 lb just for improved castability. This is a recent experiment so time will tell. I caught a 10.5 two weekends ago on the setup... so far I'm liking it!


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Re: Line recommendations for 10XDs and Umbrella rigs? [Re: Medinalakeguy] #13377405 12/19/19 06:48 PM
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I have always used 65lb braid and 30lb flourocarbon leader. . Never lost a fish or a lure.


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Re: Line recommendations for 10XDs and Umbrella rigs? [Re: Medinalakeguy] #13377467 12/19/19 07:59 PM
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12-15lb fluoro on big crankbailts. 65lb braid on an A-Rig


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Re: Line recommendations for 10XDs and Umbrella rigs? [Re: Medinalakeguy] #13377470 12/19/19 08:01 PM
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20-25 lb mono or fluoro on the A-rig.
14-16lb fluoro for a 10XD


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15 lb copolymer 10xd
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50 Lb braid on a a-rig so I can straighten the hooks and get my 20 dollar lure back .
I am not throwing a 10xd on anything .

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Sunline Super FC Sniper Fluorocarbon Fishing Line

10 XD
I only use this line in the winter. I generally use 12 pound line.

Umbrella. 15 pounds Big Game

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Re: Line recommendations for 10XDs and Umbrella rigs? [Re: Medinalakeguy] #13377706 12/20/19 12:48 AM
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12 lb Fluoro for 10XD

20 lb big game for A-Rig

Re: Line recommendations for 10XDs and Umbrella rigs? [Re: Jpurdue] #13378019 12/20/19 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Jpurdue
I've recently been throwing big cranks on straight braid. In most stained Texas water I don't feel like you are sacrificing bites. The ultra thin line offsets the fact braid floats. In fact I think the thinner diameter actually gets me more depth. I've been using 20 lb line, but might go to 30 lb just for improved castability. This is a recent experiment so time will tell. I caught a 10.5 two weekends ago on the setup... so far I'm liking it!


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I use 15 lb McCoys meeean green. WORKS GRET, strong as it gets, do not have to worry about knots, little memory problems and limber. Fits all my categories. Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

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Re: Line recommendations for 10XDs and Umbrella rigs? [Re: txsuperman] #13378263 12/20/19 05:53 PM
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Originally Posted by txsuperman
15lb flouro for 10xd
Braid for A-rig if i'm fishing near rocks or wood. Just in case I need to straighten a hook to get my rig back. Otherwise 20 lb flouro


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