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Who makes the best 4 lb mono.? #13554282 05/12/20 12:10 PM
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I currently use 6 lb fluorocarbon (seaguar red label). It does a good job but I had a friend with me last week using mr. crappie 4 lb camo. mono. What do y'all use?

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Re: Who makes the best 4 lb mono.? [Re: toledo puma] #13554298 05/12/20 12:21 PM
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I should have given those of you that fish a lot more detail. He actually caught fish for fish with me and he used the mono. and I used fluoro. Would y'alls experience say that the 4 lb comoflage mr. crappie line is the ticket, or what do you like?

Re: Who makes the best 4 lb mono.? [Re: toledo puma] #13554367 05/12/20 01:06 PM
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Don't overlook Slime Line...... Their ultra clear 4lb is some good stuff.....


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Re: Who makes the best 4 lb mono.? [Re: toledo puma] #13554711 05/12/20 04:10 PM
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dont you lose a lot of jigs with 4# line.... fish

Re: Who makes the best 4 lb mono.? [Re: toledo puma] #13554727 05/12/20 04:19 PM
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I use 6lb mr. crappie hi viz and love it. You can see the lightest bites and it has good knot strength

Re: Who makes the best 4 lb mono.? [Re: toledo puma] #13555083 05/12/20 07:53 PM
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I use 20# braid tied straight to the jighead, and don't loose too many due to broken line.


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Originally Posted by The Crappie Guy
I use 20# braid tied straight to the jighead, and don't loose too many due to broken line.



I use 50 lb. braid so i can get hung and pull the chairs up !
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I would agree with you , but then we would both be WRONG !!!!!
Re: Who makes the best 4 lb mono.? [Re: toledo puma] #13555287 05/12/20 10:16 PM
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I have been using the 6 lb Mr Crappie Hi Vis this spring also, and happy with it. Both vertical jigging and shooting docks.

Not saying that I have abused the line with an overload of crappie, but have been happy with it so far!

I had some 4 lb clear Stren, and broke off a few times. I also tried some 12 lb braid, but had a couple of fish rub dock poles and break off. Seemed that the tiny light braid was worse to rub and break vs mono? Vertical it was good to pull hung jigs free, but not on dock poles. 6 lb seems to be a better balance for me so far.

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Re: Who makes the best 4 lb mono.? [Re: toledo puma] #13555309 05/12/20 10:35 PM
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I use Mr. Crappie 6# Hi-vis for shooting docks and jigging brush piles. I will drop to 4# if using a 3/32 oz jig because I can shoot farther with it, however, if you have a big fish on you don't want to lift it out of the water (lip it or use a net). Far as fighting the fish, the 4# works well. If it's a really knarly brush pile I have a pole rigged with 10# braid. Crappie don't seem to be line shy here in East Texas as our waters are quiet stained. If you're using super clear line I bet your missing hits. You wouldn't believe how many fish I catch because I saw the line jump but never felt the thump.


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Re: Who makes the best 4 lb mono.? [Re: toledo puma] #13555312 05/12/20 10:37 PM
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Switched all my spinning gear to yellow Power Pro braid a dozen years ago. I’ll never go back.

Re: Who makes the best 4 lb mono.? [Re: toledo puma] #13555344 05/12/20 11:01 PM
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switched from mr. crappie to vicious hi vis. Similar to Mr crappie with a lot less memory. 6 lb suits most my crappie needs

4 lb would suffice if not to much brush

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I’ve been using Trilene XL green for a long time and it seems like better quality stuff than a lot of the other mono lines I’ve tried.

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cheers I agree with most use 6lb mr crappie for shootin or pitch a jig all elsr 20lb hi vis power pro. may switch all to power pro. sensitive no stretch [good hookset] hung up just pull whole dang tree up lol. Crappie aren't line shy.

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Suffix 6 lb Neon Tangerine works great for me. thumb


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Re: Who makes the best 4 lb mono.? [Re: JIM SR.] #13556097 05/13/20 03:25 PM
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Originally Posted by JIM SR.
dont you lose a lot of jigs with 4# line.... fish


I use 4lb in a super clear water lake down here for Chinquapin.....
I have a vid coming up with some great performance out of the 4lb Slime Line I was using, it's gonna surprise a lot of folks....


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