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danj

I'm curious about favorite Fluorocarbon line. What do people like? When you tie it on as a leader for Walleye fishing what pound test do you use. etc. I know P-Line used to be popular. Is that still the recommendation?

Thanks.

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Deitz Dittrich

I'm a big Gamma fan.. Its a little more expensive, but well worth it in my opinion. Floro is nice in that its more abrasion resistant than a regular mono. So it will hold up to nicks and rock rub a little better. It also has very similar reflective index to water, so, its nearly invisible in the water, to help with line shy fish.

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Team Otter

I use 6# Berkley Vanish.

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luckycrank

I am with deitz on this one I ran gamma on a few rods last year and will run straight gamma next year! worth every penny!

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BK19

isnt Fluorocarbon line a little heavier so that it will get smaller jigs down faster? a little trick i was told about never tried it thopugh is you tie 6 foot of Fluorocarbon line on your other line and it will get small jigs down faster

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PerchPounder

Big gamma fan here as well. Im not sure if flourocarbon is heavier but it doesn't absorb water like mono so you should have less problems with freeze up. I use 2lb on all my panfish rods and either 6 or 8lb on my walleye rods depending on the purpose they serve.

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heating guy

Down in southern minn and northern Iowa I use 10# flor leaders on rattle reals and 8# on walleye rods I go one step heavier on floro because its harder to see down below

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wanger29

One word of advice is to always check the condition of your leader. I run with the 10 lb and my friend runs 6 lb vanish. We've both experienced a few line breakers this season down at the end of leader. More than anyone wants to have. Sometimes it doesn't take too many fish to fray that leader.

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PerchPounder

You should also be very careful when tying your knots. Always wet the knot before you pull it tight. If the line gets a warm it can create weak spots.

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stifler51

I use 6# Berkley Vanish.

#8 here

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