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Heading up tomorrow morning early for a long weekend. Fishing out of Borderview. Thanks to all the info. everyone posts, all my questions have been answered except, using a flurocarbon leader on the end of the fireline crystal I have on my reels now. Should I use 4 or 8lb test. With the stained water is it necessary confused.gif

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Really not nessecary. If you want to go through the trouble I would use the heavier weight line.

My dad uses 30# braided on all of his ice fishing gear (Don't ask me why, he just does) and there are days he out fishes me. I use Power Pro with no leader. If you run into a day were the fish are really finicky and lite biting, then it might be an advantage.

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I use power pro alot an when it comes to ice fishing an the rainy I like to tip it with 4lb stren or florocarbon but on a big bowl of rootbeer like LOW everything dissapears, the main reason glow jigs are so effective. Boar

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Thanks guys, I have fireline crystal on my reels now. I will keep the fluro in the bucket in case they get picky. Time to pick up some food and get a little sleep if thats possible. Should be up there by 10 am or so. I will give a report late sunday or monday.

One more question, I read that chubs would be good to have in the bait bucket. Are chubs the same as suckers???

Dan

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No, the bait shop will hook ya up, get a mix shinners an chubs. Boar

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