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I'm having problems choosing a brand of fluorocarbon line. Until now, i've only fished mono and braid and I am looking to try fluoro next season. Everywhere I look people have conflicting opinions and reviews of the same lines. I'm not too concerned about price range right now either so if anybody could give me their go-to fluoro brand i'd really appreciate it!

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Seaguar Tatsu

It would be my go to brand if I could justify it and I can't so that is why I have been using Sunline Sniper FC lately.

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Tatsu is on the upper end of the price range. There are lots of conflicting opinions because everyone fishes differently and in different types of water,cover,structure etc. Ultimately you are going to have to figure out what works for your style and body of water. Start with something cheaper like invizx or sniper. See what you like and dislike about it then go from there.

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It's kind of like mono and braid, everyone has their opinon and their favorites. I stick with SeaGuar and Berkley Brands depending on my needs.

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Sunline shooter is the beat ive used followed by tatsu

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Tatsu is the best.

 

The finest line I have ever fished.

 

 

 

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Everywhere I look people have conflicting opinions and reviews of the same lines.

 

 

Good to ask that question here, that should help clear things up for you.  

 

And I won't answer your question, because you wouldn't believe me if I told you.   lol

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I'm having problems choosing a brand of fluorocarbon line. 

If you're wondering about brand, sunline is the best followed by seaguar IMO. I haven't used shooter or tatsu, but fc sniper is a great line, probably the best @ the $20 price point.

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you can ask 100 people what their favorite fishing line is and you will get dozens of answers, but for fluorocarbon, probably only about 6-7....

 

I have always's been a Berkley guy but for Fluoro I still can't decide which brand I like best, and I can't afford Tatsu, but I use alot of Seaguar leader...

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The challenge you will have with fluorocarbon line is two-fold in my opinion: 1) Its lack of manageability...lots of memory can lead to rats nests.  And 2) it will stretch more than the braid and even the mono you are used to using.  

 

I can't help give you much advice about #1 above in that you have to be careful with all FC lines to avoid tangles.  However I did a line stretch test recently and of all the fluorocarbon lines tested, Sunline Sniper stretched the least of the fluorocarbon lines, including Tatsu, Berkley, etc.  

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My favorite that I've used is Sunline sniper FC

Ditto

Mike

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Seaguar InvizX and AbrazX are both good as well as Sunline Sniper which I'm currently converting everything too from those. Gamma is good too, little on the stiffer side from what I have used. Spider wires FC was terrible in the abrasion dept in my experience. Don't really have any others I've tried than that.... Actually tried a few of the FC 'coated' lines different brands, not my cup of tea, but not bad either.

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You'll have a hard time getting much agreement on "the best", especially if you try and use cost as a limiting factor, but if money isn't taken into the equation, you'll find Seaguar Tatsu and various TORAY (my favorite) lines at the top of many lists.  

 

-T9

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I think it depends on if you are going to spool a whole reel with it, or just use it for leader material. I like Sunline Sniper FC for leader material but I have never used it on a spool. I have also used Seaguar Red Label and not had a problem. I think it all depends on the size and application on which you plan to use it.

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i have always been a braid or braid with leader guy , after hearing all the stories about running straight fluoro i drank the kool-aid and bought some shooter. i spooled it up last night on my core 101 and boated about a dozen fish today  (nothing special all sub 3 lbrs) on it using both t rigged plastics and jigs. for me i still prefer straight fx2 or braid with leader if needed. it had more stretch than i expected , was great for pitching t rigs due to the lack of bow in slack line and sensitivity was good but in 20lb you need to keep that thumb working on any moderate or harder casts manageability is not  horrible but far from great and i knew this going in.but to me for the techniques i bought the shooter for fx2 just does everything better but sink. i  understand fluoro has its place i just wasn't that impressed but i am glad i tried it and i have a half a spool left that'll last me a while for leaders.

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