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Line Size #14582525 01/01/23 02:29 PM
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Looking for opinions on what line to use.. Throwing a 3/4 oz football head. Brand-Diameter-Pound

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Re: Line Size [Re: bbqking] #14582542 01/01/23 02:47 PM
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Depends on water clarity & type cover. On my home lakes (Belton & Stillhouse) I primarily use12lb.-15lb. Segar Invizx for both full spool or as leader attached to 30 lb. Power Pro braid.


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Iā€™d throw it on 15 lb INVISX most of the time. I would go up to 17-20lb in rocks, docks, or trees.


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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
Iā€™d throw it on 15 lb INVISX most of the time. I would go up to 17-20lb in rocks, docks, or trees.

Same here, its like we are twins are something.


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Throwing or pitching?
Pitching I never use less than 20. A 3/4oz jig needs a good jerk to set the hook.
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17 lb. in fairly clear water. Mono. T Line by mason. I assume a rather large hook so up the line size a bit to get a good set.
If the water is dirty or it's heavy cover....20 and up to 65 braid. Power Pro.


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12 pound Stren should be the only line ever made.


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Originally Posted by Mudshark
12 pound Stren should be the only line ever made.


Report back after fishing some west Texas lakes and let us know how that works out.

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12 pound Stren should be the only line ever made.


Report back after fishing some west Texas lakes and let us know how that works out.



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I use 2, 4, and some times 6 pound test line.

The heaviest fish landed with 4 lb test line was a 23 pound Grass Carp. Took just over half an hour to get my lure back. It was great fun.


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this in 15 or 17#, I have 3 reels with the 15# for worms, jigs etc. slow fishin stuff. all my other reels are big game 15# wish they made a 17# still.

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Originally Posted by a777pilot
I use 2, 4, and some times 6 pound test line.

The heaviest fish landed with 4 lb test line was a 23 pound Grass Carp. Took just over half an hour to get my lure back. It was great fun.


3/4 oz football jig on those lb test line would be a challenge not to break on the cast bang

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I use 2, 4, and some times 6 pound test line.

The heaviest fish landed with 4 lb test line was a 23 pound Grass Carp. Took just over half an hour to get my lure back. It was great fun.


3/4 oz football jig on those lb test line would be a challenge not to break on the cast bang


Or hookset

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Originally Posted by Mudshark
12 pound Stren should be the only line ever made.


If you only fish for small bass.

I quit using Stren line way back in 1972 because even then there were better lines on the market and they have continued to get even better and better.

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