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Everyone knows I used to be a seaguar fanatic but recently I was able to get my hands on some free spools of Sunline and geared up all my rods with it. I used FX2 braid, Shooter and Sniper and was so impressed by it I have thrown seaguar out the window. I know Seaguar is alright for the money but when im competing for big $$ I truly want the best in my hands. Now I have seen some threads on the Reaction line but nothing on the structure fluorocarbon. From what little I was able to find out about it all line it seems like its close to shooter but just a step down and a little cheaper. I think it would be great for pitching jigs to docks and also for deep water fishing. Has anyone ever used it?

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bump...I want to try this line. Mainly for the reason that it has minimal stretch and is invisible. It seems like the pros use fc for most techniques. What knot is best to tie with fc?

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The more abrasion resistance FC line is the more memory it tends to have.

Use a line conditioner* to help wet the line to prevent backlashes. I use San Diego jam knot , easy to tie correctly and reliable.

Tom

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The reason i am intrigued by this line is no stretch. I saw a clip with some pro and he said it is basically invisible braid as far as stretch goes, for maximum hooksets in deep water with alot of line out. interesting feature. Abrasion resistance is a key factor to. 

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Doesn't come in any test under 14#? Wonder why.

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Doesn't come in any test under 14#? Wonder why.

Because nobody in thier right mind throws anything less than 14# in heavy cover or structure...not on purpose anyway lol

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Doesn't come in any test under 14#? Wonder why.

The lower lb tests of technique specific lines are probably just reserved for their finesse line.  

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Because nobody in thier right mind throws anything less than 14# in heavy cover or structure...not on purpose anyway lol

I definitely agree as long as we're talking about throwing bigger heavier baits like football jigs, carolina rigs, etc.  That's probably what they had in mind when they made this line. 

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Because nobody in thier right mind throws anything less than 14# in heavy cover or structure...not on purpose anyway lol

I fish 10 and 12 pound around docks all the time  :stupid:  One of the lakes I fish the big girls are really line shy and that's what it takes. I get broke off more I'm sure, but I also catch bigger fish than I would fishing a heavier line. The lighter line also makes me retie more often to prevent break offs, which isn't a bad thing. I wasn't a believer until another forum member invited me out and told me to spool up with nothing heavier than 12lb on my jig rod. Caught more quality bass than I ever have from that lake that day including one that is still my biggest from out there.

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Blue knows what I'm talking about! Lots of left coast folks use lighter line around some serious structure. Cover, don't know about that. Also the Japanese, of course. Clear water, high angling pressure; you get the idea. And I think Sunline is a Japanese company.

 

High density and low stretch both sound good to me.

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I definitely agree as long as we're talking about throwing bigger heavier baits like football jigs, carolina rigs, etc. That's probably what they had in mind when they made this line.

Exactly

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I fish 10 and 12 pound around docks all the time :stupid: One of the lakes I fish the big girls are really line shy and that's what it takes. I get broke off more I'm sure, but I also catch bigger fish than I would fishing a heavier line. The lighter line also makes me retie more often to prevent break offs, which isn't a bad thing. I wasn't a believer until another forum member invited me out and told me to spool up with nothing heavier than 12lb on my jig rod. Caught more quality bass than I ever have from that lake that day including one that is still my biggest from out there.

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There is certainly a time and place to go light...no doubt about it.

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I fish 10 and 12 pound around docks all the time  :stupid:  One of the lakes I fish the big girls are really line shy and that's what it takes. I get broke off more I'm sure, but I also catch bigger fish than I would fishing a heavier line. The lighter line also makes me retie more often to prevent break offs, which isn't a bad thing. I wasn't a believer until another forum member invited me out and told me to spool up with nothing heavier than 12lb on my jig rod. Caught more quality bass than I ever have from that lake that day including one that is still my biggest from out there.

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Do you notice a real big difference between say 14# test and 10# or 12 # test in number of bites?  Or were you comparing the lighter lines to something like 17# and above? Where I fish I started out using 12# a lot for jigs in the 3/8oz - 1/2 oz range.  I started throwing 14# or 15# and never seemed to notice a difference.  My experience comes from Table Rock and Bull Shoals mostly.

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I ordered some of the new Sunline Reaction FC today on my Monster BF sale order. Got some 12lb for my deep cranking rod. 

 

I've always liked the sniper FC, and the Reaction is listed as being a little more flexible and being designed for fishing cranks. I'll let you know how it performs in April when there's no ice...

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Blue knows what I'm talking about! Lots of left coast folks use lighter line around some serious structure. Cover, don't know about that. Also the Japanese, of course. Clear water, high angling pressure; you get the idea. And I think Sunline is a Japanese company.

 

High density and low stretch both sound good to me.

People in the midwest where I fish do the same, but that's for smaller finesse type baits.  For your cliche structure power fishing baits like heavier football jigs and carolina rigs, it's always been kind of a standard here to use something around 15#.  You boys out west definitely know a thing or two about structure fishing with lighter line, especially with your highly pressured waters, but do you downgrade your line that much with bigger jigs or carolina rigs? I can see where you could get away with 12# on 3/4 oz jigs and 10# on 1/2 oz but you'd have to check your line and retie pretty often so you don't huck one in the woods or across the lake lol.  

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Do you notice a real big difference between say 14# test and 10# or 12 # test in number of bites?  Or were you comparing the lighter lines to something like 17# and above? Where I fish I started out using 12# a lot for jigs in the 3/8oz - 1/2 oz range.  I started throwing 14# or 15# and never seemed to notice a difference.  My experience comes from Table Rock and Bull Shoals mostly.

Yes I have. Maybe it's the fall rate, the way the bait is allowed to move a little more naturally, maybe it's the fish seeing the heavier line, maybe it's a combination of all of them. Whatever the reason, I catch more big fish on this particular lake with the lighter line than I ever did using my standard 15-20. Most of the lakes I fish are pretty stained and shallow so I can get away with heavier line, but just not the case on that lake for some reason. The lighter line also is much easier to skip a jig with also. I'm mainly using jigs from 5/16oz to 1/2oz. 

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People in the midwest where I fish do the same, but that's for smaller finesse type baits.  For your cliche structure power fishing baits like heavier football jigs and carolina rigs, it's always been kind of a standard here to use something around 15#.  You boys out west definitely know a thing or two about structure fishing with lighter line, especially with your highly pressured waters, but do you downgrade your line that much with bigger jigs or carolina rigs? I can see where you could get away with 12# on 3/4 oz jigs and 10# on 1/2 oz but you'd have to check your line and retie pretty often so you don't huck one in the woods or across the lake lol.  

In that deeper water I doubt it makes as big of a difference as it's going to be difficult for a fish to see any line once you start to get into the deep water. I fish my C rigs with a braid mainline and 12-15lb fluoro leader and big football jigs like you said mainly on 15. 

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