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Old 02-14-2013, 12:39 PM   #1
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Default What kind of line do you use for surf?

I am about to get a new surf set up (spinning). What type of line do you prefer for good casting, quality, etc? Thanks!
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:16 PM   #2
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My personal preferences

Casting and retrieving - 10#-30# Powerpro
Casting and leaving on bottom - 15#-30# Ande Backcountry
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All around good line .. 15# ande backcountry
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:16 PM   #4
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P-line CXX or big game for bait soaking. lures 30lb PP with 20lb seaguar premier floro. not blue or red. for anything lighter ill just use big game mono.
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I prefer the clearest line I got for the surf since the water is usually super clear as well. Lighter line = more strikes also longer casts. 15lb to 25lb mono clear.
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I usually use 20lb suffix or Momoi in clear.
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20# Slick Power Pro on Spinners. I seem to get better distance out of the braid. Less memory, pulls off the spool easier. I put a 100 yard 20# braid backing on my conventional reels as a safety net, then top with 20# High Seas Quatro or Black Widow.
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Old 02-15-2013, 06:59 AM   #8
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I started using Trilene XL more than 40 years ago. Still use it today. #14 or #17. Buy it in 3000yd spools off ebay. Got about 10 spools in reserve. Sometimes get a spool for $10. Not bad when it first came out it cost 2 cents a foot to get a 302 filled (cokes were 10 cents).
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