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   Old Thread  #33 23 Feb 2021 at 8.41pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Yep, spot on.
Power Pro is simply the best. Whiplash is too frail, good for casting but has terrible abrasion resistance.
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   Old Thread  #32 23 Feb 2021 at 6.43pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I use the 30lb on centrepins and small fixed spools, great line
Have pp from 30-100lb over various reels, it is a bit industrial but holds up well
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   Old Thread  #31 23 Feb 2021 at 5.13pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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power pro, power pro, power pro, power pro

as mentioned, I have tried load and loads of different braids over the years to see if there's anything better and keep coming back to it.

in 30lb it has a diameter of 0.28 which is the equivalent of 8lb line.

there are some finer braids - whiplash for example - which has a looser weave but as soon as it gets in contact with anything it has a habit of fraying, weakening and snapping.
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   Old Thread  #30 23 Feb 2021 at 3.01am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Berkley cb2000 connect 35lb straight through to a short leader of your choice, neutral buoyancy, thin, casts an absolute dream and strong as an ox. Thats how I got best distances if your not worried about heavy sinking. It is also not too expensive. Berkleys lines are fantastic!
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   Old Thread  #29 22 Feb 2021 at 3.34pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Obviously will use tubing or leader but interested in what make of braid users recommend for distance fishing ?
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   Old Thread  #28 22 Feb 2021 at 1.01pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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30lb will do the job for you. I would definitely use a leader or tubing of some sort to protect the fish if fishing weedy waters though.
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   Old Thread  #27 21 Feb 2021 at 5.38pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Out of all these braids which is best for maximum range casting as a mainline in a moderately weedy but snag free lake ?
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   Old Thread  #26 21 Feb 2021 at 5.20pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Maybe ok casting a lure but trying to bang a 4oz lead 100 yards.....................I'd wet it

@ Bradders
I use the 20lb (0.16) with a leader for longer range work (as far as I can tell it's exactly the same as the Korda stuff) with that diameter hitting the clip hard with a heavy spomb at shorter range isn't a good idea so the 40lb should be perfect.

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I would say at least the 50lb stuff (0.36), if you buy it in the UK it may have a different BS rating so buy by diameter
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   Old Thread  #25 21 Feb 2021 at 5.09pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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What lb power pro would everyone recommend for fairly weedy lakes?
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   Old Thread  #24 21 Feb 2021 at 4.10pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Me neither. No need to wet it at all and I've been using braid for all my lure fishing since the mid 90's.
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   Old Thread  #23 21 Feb 2021 at 2.43pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Thats the one I'm looking at in 40lb
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   Old Thread  #22 21 Feb 2021 at 11.41am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I really like the Daiwa J Braid x8, if you hadn't noticed
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   Old Thread  #21 20 Feb 2021 at 10.54pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I have never had any issues with not wetting them before casting. Most important thing with braid is slightly under filling the spool. Iíve never had a wind knot since I started doing that.
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   Old Thread  #20 20 Feb 2021 at 3.40pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Which 8 carrier brand is best for spodding
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   Old Thread  #19 20 Feb 2021 at 2.52pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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As with all 4 carrier braids it is prudent to wet them before casting, the 8 carriers not so much but then they aren't as tough therefore better for the spod rod
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