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Best line for spinning reel.. #13400144 01/11/20 01:41 PM
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What is the best 10 lb mono and flouro lines for spinning reels??? Line twist seems to be a problem on some brands..

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all lines will twist on a spinning reel, just the way they work.

I use big game 10# on mine, one has 30# braid.


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Thanks.. I am looking to fish more with spinning reels.. Mostly open face now..

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try 15 or 20 lb. "slick" lines like P-Line TC8 or Power Pro Super Slick 8 married to a fluoro leader like Seaguar Red Label 8 or 10 lb. Cut off 10 feet of fluoro and tie the Lefty Krey knot. Can't go wrong.


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I use braid with a fluoro leader on my catfish rods, and Original Stren Clear Blue mono in my ultra lite rods. They all twist, so be careful when rigging to reduce to twist to a minimum. When the twist gets noticeable, I cut off all terminal tackle and let the line out behind the boat and get the twist out while idling across the lake.


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Re: Best line for spinning reel.. [Re: old fisherman] #13400242 01/11/20 02:38 PM
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The line twist comes from how the line is spooled on the reel. Search YouTube for some suggestions on what works best and you'll get better results.


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Originally Posted by Frank the Tank
try 15 or 20 lb. "slick" lines like P-Line TC8 or Power Pro Super Slick 8 married to a fluoro leader like Seaguar Red Label 8 or 10 lb. Cut off 10 feet of fluoro and tie the Lefty Krey knot. Can't go wrong.


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Power pro for me. Best? Dunno. Good enough.


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Re: Best line for spinning reel.. [Re: old fisherman] #13400756 01/11/20 08:48 PM
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Originally Posted by old fisherman
What is the best 10 lb mono and flouro lines for spinning reels??? Line twist seems to be a problem on some brands..


P-Line CX (not CXX) premium is a copolymer/fluoro coated line. it is smaller in diameter, stronger than most in heavier sizes and has almost zero memory in that size. the 8# is smaller diameter and stronger than most others 10-12# line. comes in different colors as well, some hi vis fluourescent.


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Another thing to watch out for is putting on too much line. This will cause twists, bird nests, and other assorted grief.

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I use P-line on all of my reels, but it will twist on spincast too.

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also always close the bail by hand, never "reel" it closed.


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Originally Posted by senko9S
also always close the bail by hand, never "reel" it closed.

I've heard this before, but can't see how it makes a difference. Can you explain?

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You asked for mono and flouro. I have sworn off flouro on my spinners. Way too much memory. I prefer braid or light mono—i.e., 10# Trilene

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also always close the bail by hand, never "reel" it closed.

I've heard this before, but can't see how it makes a difference. Can you explain?


if you use the handle it swings the roller guide to casting(trigger finger) position twisting the line as it turns the bail before it closes. does that make sense?


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