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Fish: Largemouth Bass

Line for big swimbaits

Post By: Mike V.      Posted: 12/30/2016 10:51:16 AM     Points: 487    
Hello. I am from the Colorado Fxr and posted this same thing on that forum, but I figured the Texas anglers may be able to help me out with this also...

I need some help and I always come to this forum because I always get the best help. I received a Shimano Cardiff as a Christmas gift for throwing big swimbait. I'm excited to get some experience throwing bigger baits and sticking some bigger bass that I know CO can hold. I just don't know about the line for the reel.

I'm going to stick with the 20 to 25 pound test range, but do I go with mono or flouro?

Most of the big baits i currently own are topwaters so I know mono would be the better choice but throwing the baits in the middle and bottom of the water Colum is much more versatile, so using flouro for those baits would be much better.

The one thing I'm concerned about is break offs and those big baits get expensive. I want to see from personal experiences of others if they have more break offs from flouro or mono.

As always I'm open to all opinions and comments since you can make a better decision from being open minded rather than closed minded.

I appreciate any help in advance

 Reply by: gulfshad      Posted: 2/16/2017 5:57:09 AM     Points: 240    
I use the pline ccx
 Reply by: Dave Mauldin      Posted: 2/17/2017 7:13:37 PM     Points: 560    
If you want your line to sink, and be invisible, use Flouro.
If you want your line to not sink, and be more visible, use mono.
For swim baits, you now know.