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Berkley Big Game Braided line #14486807 09/24/22 03:13 PM
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I don’t know how long it’s been out, but I noticed it at the Ol’ Walmart lately. $18 for 600+ yards, pretty reasonably priced. Any downfalls to the stuff? Breaks down faster, loses color faster, etc…


Edit: I wrote 600yds, but I think it was actually 300-330 yds. It was enough to spool 4 reels.

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Re: Berkley Big Game Braided line [Re: grout-scout] #14486858 09/24/22 04:28 PM
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If it's as good as the mono Big Game that would be great!


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Re: Berkley Big Game Braided line [Re: grout-scout] #14486883 09/24/22 05:08 PM
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It says its a 4 carrier braid. Most of the new ones are around 8 carrier I believe. For better "roundness" which translates to better castability and less digging into the spool and less wind drift. But I am definitely not an expert on braid. I use power pro spectra and am happy with it.

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I've used Power Pro 4 strand & 8 strand Super Slick. The Super Slick is quieter thru the rod guides but I still like the regular 4 strand PP for most applications. Sufix 832 is also good. I'll try the new BIg Game braid and report back in a couple weeks.



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I will be interested to hear how it compares to standard PowerPro.


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I casted with it quite a bit on a few different reels, seems to have plenty of distance. I bought the 50lb weight and it’s pretty soft. I’m thinking it won’t last as long as power pro does, but I’ll give it a try. I spooled 4 reels for something like $16.

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Originally Posted by grout-scout
I casted with it quite a bit on a few different reels, seems to have plenty of distance. I bought the 50lb weight and it’s pretty soft. I’m thinking it won’t last as long as power pro does, but I’ll give it a try. I spooled 4 reels for something like $16.


Nice!

I've tried most of the braids on the market but I keep coming back to original PP.



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Originally Posted by Ken A.
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I casted with it quite a bit on a few different reels, seems to have plenty of distance. I bought the 50lb weight and it’s pretty soft. I’m thinking it won’t last as long as power pro does, but I’ll give it a try. I spooled 4 reels for something like $16.


Nice!

I've tried most of the braids on the market but I keep coming back to original PP.


Same here. I'm interested to know how the Big Game stuff works out though. Do they have it in high vis?


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I casted with it quite a bit on a few different reels, seems to have plenty of distance. I bought the 50lb weight and it’s pretty soft. I’m thinking it won’t last as long as power pro does, but I’ll give it a try. I spooled 4 reels for something like $16.


Nice!

I've tried most of the braids on the market but I keep coming back to original PP.


Same here. I'm interested to know how the Big Game stuff works out though. Do they have it in high vis?




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I like Berkley X5 a lot. Its pretty slick through the guides and doesn't pop wind knots. I'm using 40lb on my Crig rod and 20lb on my drop shot and Texas/Shakey head rod. I like it!

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My favorite was the original suffix. It faded fast but was super soft and strong. Best skipping line I've found. The newer 832 is stiffer but dang it's strong. I throw the daiwa samurai braid on topwaters and moving baits though.

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Friend of mine has been using it for months and really likes it.


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spooled a abu 7500 w it for snapper, worked great so far

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