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Preferred line for Spinning Reel #14281041 02/10/22 08:37 PM
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Which line do you prefer for your spinning reel when finesse fishing?


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Re: Preferred line for Spinning Reel [Re: Ranger Guy] #14281060 02/10/22 09:11 PM
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15 or 20 lb P Line TCB with 8-12 lb fluro leader. Lighter than many on here but I fish some very clear water.

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Re: Preferred line for Spinning Reel [Re: Ranger Guy] #14281122 02/10/22 10:29 PM
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If I am fishing spinning gear its always going to be 10 pound test or less. Its always going to be mono. And 75% of the time its going to be a fluro leader of the same diameter.

Re: Preferred line for Spinning Reel [Re: Ranger Guy] #14281156 02/10/22 11:14 PM
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I use 20 lb power pro braid to a 10 lb Seaguar fluoro leader


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Originally Posted by BriannShell
I use 20 lb power pro braid to a 10 lb Seaguar fluoro leader

I use the same 20, but might vary the leader from 6-12, depending on the rod and presentation.


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Re: Preferred line for Spinning Reel [Re: Ranger Guy] #14281219 02/11/22 12:34 AM
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10# Seagar Smackdown to 8-10 fluoro leader.


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20lb power pro high viz to 8 or 10lb Sunline FC Sniper leader

Re: Preferred line for Spinning Reel [Re: Ranger Guy] #14282058 02/11/22 05:56 PM
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30# sunline X-Plasma braid, to a 16lb FC Sniper leader

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How long do you make your leader?


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Anywhere from 2-10ft of flouro is great for drop shots, small swim baits, wacky worm, etc…

Re: Preferred line for Spinning Reel [Re: Ranger Guy] #14282140 02/11/22 07:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Ranger Guy
How long do you make your leader?

The length of the rod. So the knot doesn’t get caught in the spool. Alberto knot works best. Tag ends VERY close to the knot.


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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
Originally Posted by Ranger Guy
How long do you make your leader?

The length of the rod. So the knot doesn’t get caught in the spool.


This for sure!!! You absolutely do not want your knot to go all the way to the spool. First time I did leaders I didnt know this and when I went to cast the line hung up on the knot and the lure smacked me right in the face.

Re: Preferred line for Spinning Reel [Re: SteezMacQueen] #14282169 02/11/22 07:56 PM
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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
Originally Posted by Ranger Guy
How long do you make your leader?

The length of the rod. So the knot doesn’t get caught in the spool. Alberto knot works best. Tag ends VERY close to the knot.

Thanks, I was going to ask myself...Truly a leader, not a split spool...

Makes sense, because I losee alot of distance on spinning rods.

I'll change it up and see if I can get more!

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