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Old 01-06-2008, 01:06 AM   #1
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I've never used the stuff and I wanted to get a few opinions.



1. Has anyone used it on a baitcaster? I was thinking of spooling an Abu 6000 with it.



2. How about for sheepshead fishing off the pier? Would it be better than mono?

Sheepshead always seem a little spooky so I'm leery of using anything but mono.



Thanks for any help.
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Old 01-06-2008, 01:10 AM   #2
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I actually use 50# on my Abu 6000 for Sheephead. It works great for that. It definitly has its place, depending on what your doing.
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Old 01-06-2008, 08:02 PM   #3
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I have 20lp powerpro in my abu 6600. I think its a 8ft pole. and I cant seem to cast for sh*t. I can get it to go like maybe 15 ft. with a1.5 sinker.Any special tricks to it?
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Old 01-06-2008, 11:57 PM   #4
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Loosen the freespool....
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Old 01-08-2008, 08:44 AM   #5
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Here is one tip for braid on baitcasters. Use same diameter braid as the reel manufacturer recommends formono. In other words, if the reel is rated for 12# mono, then use a braid that has the same diameter as 12# mono. I think this would equal 50# powerpro. This doesn't mean set your drag for 50# line. Use the same drag setting as you would if it were 12# mono. I use 40 to 65# braid on all of my baitcasters with no issues whatsoever.

PS. If you can't cast a baitcaster well with mono, braid will be worse.
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Old 01-08-2008, 09:41 AM   #6
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Do yall use mono backing or do you fill the spool entirely with braid. I want to get some for my 2500 stradic for inshore fishing.
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Old 01-08-2008, 10:14 AM   #7
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Make sure you get Teflon coated. Line will eat up your guides.
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Old 01-08-2008, 10:16 AM   #8
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I have the fugi sic guides on my rods. Will they work?
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