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Re: Your fav fishing line for UL or light spinning reel? Flouro vs. Braid? [Re: 308ld] #6858811 09/10/12
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Thanks Ed

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Re: Your fav fishing line for UL or light spinning reel? Flouro vs. Braid? [Re: nighthawk] #6863519 09/11/12
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Got to use a small swivel to keep the twists away. The swivel next to the dime is the smallest usually found in stores. The one I use is below it.

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Re: Your fav fishing line for UL or light spinning reel? Flouro vs. Braid? [Re: Fubarski] #6865032 09/12/12
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Originally Posted by Fubarski
Tried Berkley Nanofil.

Expensive, but casts 20% farther, smooth and no kinks or memory.

Clear/white color can bee seen in the water, but not too bad.

Only goes up to 10# or so I think, but for L/UL, appears so far to be the cat's anus.


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Re: Your fav fishing line for UL or light spinning reel? Flouro vs. Braid? [Re: Take_a_knee] #6945559 10/06/12
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RD, where do you find them, what brand/spec? Thanks sir.

Good info guys.

Re: Your fav fishing line for UL or light spinning reel? Flouro vs. Braid? [Re: 65BR] #6959509 10/11/12
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+1 on the swivel info. Thanks.

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Re: Your fav fishing line for UL or light spinning reel? Flouro vs. Braid? [Re: 43Shooter] #6964800 10/12/12
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Any decent tackle shop should carry small swivels, SPRO ball bearing swivels are nice if you aren't prone to hanging up gear and breaking it off.


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Re: Your fav fishing line for UL or light spinning reel? Flouro vs. Braid? [Re: 458 Lott] #6968541 10/14/12
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The only place I have been able to find a #0 ball bearing swivel is Bass Pro Shops. Others carry down to #1, but a #0 enough smaller to make a difference with light tackle. If line twist is a problem, only a ball bearing swivel will help stop that. The Crane style will not. They may work for a little while, but will not come close to a ball bearing swivel for performance. The new 100% floro Pline is good stuff....

Re: Your fav fishing line for UL or light spinning reel? Flouro vs. Braid? [Re: mmgravy] #6972122 10/15/12
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Those swivels are Garcia - the former company, and were mfg. in Germany, not sure who might mfg. a similar product now.

I tried the Pline CX (copolymer and made for low memory/spinning) this a.m. - my first use of a Flouro/copolymer - and it def is a big improvement in sensitivity and getting a light lure down, less stretch, etc and it cast very well.

That said, I heard on another site guys recommending:

Vicious Ultimate

P-line Original

P-line Cx 8# but the guys is wanting to try YoZuri hybrid 6#

If I did not have any mono, not sure I'd buy any now that I have tried the P-line CX this am, I may be a convert wink


Re: Your fav fishing line for UL or light spinning reel? Flouro vs. Braid? [Re: 65BR] #6995208 10/22/12
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FWIW, for ultralight spinning I have tried almost all types of line and keep coming back to tried and true mono. I found that flouro doesn't cast as well and with braid I still use a mono leader, to much hassle for me. The only real downside to mono for me is its memory and needing to change it fairly often.


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