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What pond test line do you use for trout? Is it Monofilament, fluorocarbon, or braid?

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  • What pond test line do you use for trout? Is it Monofilament, fluorocarbon, or braid?

    What pond test line do you use for trout? Is it Monofilament, fluorocarbon, or braid?

  • #2
    I use a 4lb mono on my ultra light spin-rig.

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    • #3
      Depends on the size of trout I am after, and the type of water I'm fishing. I usually go with 6lb for all around stream fishing.

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      • #4
        I use anywhere from 4-8 lb depending on which rod and where. Mostly 6 lb fluor. I have used braided when trolling late spring early summer.

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        • #5
          4lb. on one ultralight, 6lb. on 2 others.

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          • #6
            I use 2 lb on small streams, 4 lb. on larger streams

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            • #7
              i prefer the 22# braided when fly casting

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              • #8
                Well is that mono or fluoro?

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                • #9
                  4-pound Stren Original mono in green.

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                  • #10
                    4 lb green mono in lakes with stained water, clear in alpine lakes.
                    6 lb in streams and rivers, sometimes 8 lb if I know there are really big, 5 lb+ trout in the area or the river is way up with lots of snags.

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                    • #11
                      I prefer 8 lb. braided (Fireline) a simple flick of the wrist and they are hooked. plus it casts quite a bit further than mono.

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                      • #12
                        I use 4 lb monofilament on an open faced spinning reel, with a six and a half foot Fenwick ultralight rod.

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                        • #13
                          Since we mostly fish rivers and streams filled with rocks my son and I prefer 6 pound mono. I have used various brands and colors and don't really prefer one over the other. That Fireline fishinfool suggested sounds interesting, I'll look at it.

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                          • #14
                            depends on my rod since they are few and far between here in texas i just keep my regular crappie setup which is usually mono up to 8lb test or braid up to 14lb test depending on the circumstances

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                            • #15
                              6lb green mono.

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