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What is the purpose of copolymer line?

Just wondering.

Thanks!

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Copolymerization allows the blending of multiple polymers to get some of the best properties from each.  

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Wow that's cool I'm deffenetly going to get some!

What brand do you recommend?

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Wow that's cool I'm deffenetly going to get some!

What brand do you recommend?

I use Pline CX, many here like Yo-Zuri Hybrid, another one that I like is Silverthread.   There are a lot of good copoly lines that are inexpensive.  If you a looking for help choosing one, tell about how you will use it, baits, weights, environment and other details, and I am sure someone will be able to tell you which one is the "Best".

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Do you plan to use this straight spooled, or as 

a leader tied to braid, or other mainline?

 

If you're going to use it straight on spinning or 

baitcasting gear, try some line conditioner as 

some of the copoly brands can be rather springy 

and jumpy off your spool in coils.

 

I don't think anyone is truly qualified to say what 

line is "best" as that is entirely subjective to that

person's opinion.

 

I've tried a number of copoly brands and like 

Yo-Zuri Hybrid and P-Line Floroclear the best.

That's me, you can do a search and find others 

who hate the Floroclear line... experience matters.

 

Pick one and try it out.

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Wow thanks for the tip!

I would probably just straight spool it and there's nothing I hate worse than line manegment problems...

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I use copolymer for most of my moving baits because it stretches and provides shock absorbency but is extremely abrasion resistant. 

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McCoy Mean Green is the way to go if you don't want any line management.

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Try a few different brands, they are all fairly inexpensive. 

I just purchased 600 yards of Yo-Zuri Hybrid on sale for

$8.99. I also picked up 1500 yards of Izorline for $16.99.

Then another 20% off and free shipping with some additional

purchases.

 

 

 

:xmas-115:

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I like yozuri hybrid and pline cxx in smaller diameters, max 10lb. Floroclear up to 12lb. Those three lines work great for me.

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Copolymer isn't a hybrid monofilament line! Yo-Zuri hybrid is 2 polymers co extruded; nylon core with FC outer jacket. Copolymer is 2 polymers mixed together in a compound or bipolymer, then extruded into a monofilament line.

P-Line FluoroClear is a hybrid, P-Line CXX is a copolymer, 2 different processes.

Tom

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I like yozuri hybrid and pline cxx in smaller diameters, max 10lb. Floroclear up to 12lb. Those three lines work great for me.

How strong is the Floroclear?

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Copolymer isn't a hybrid monofilament line! Yo-Zuri hybrid is 2 polymers co extruded; nylon core with FC outer jacket. Copolymer is 2 polymers mixed together in a compound or bipolymer, then extruded into a monofilament line.

P-Line FluoroClear is a hybrid, P-Line CXX is a copolymer, 2 different processes.

Tom

Pline CX is fluorocarbon coated copolymer.  

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How strong is the Floroclear?

I think its a pretty strong line. Just not as strong pound for pound as hybrid and cxx. Floroclear is a smaller diameter line and easy handling, that's why its my goto for finesse. I've landed a 5lb pike on 6lb line, and a 10lb+ muskie on 10lb. The green mist color is great in slightly stained/clear water too...

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I think its a pretty strong line. Just not as strong pound for pound as hybrid and cxx. Floroclear is a smaller diameter line and easy handling, that's why its my goto for finesse. I've landed a 5lb pike on 6lb line, and a 10lb+ muskie on 10lb. The green mist color is great in slightly stained/clear water too...

Thanks! I am going to buy some 12# to try out for jigs n worms.

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Pline CX is fluorocarbon coated copolymer.

Yes, FloroClear CX Premium is a hybrid.

Tom

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Floroclear is one of the worst lines I have ever fished. After several beak-offs on multiple spools,

I finally gave up. ALL of the breaks were while casting. The line is very manageable and I wanted 

it to work, but it didn't for me.

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^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

What he said. Hated floroclear. Tried Yo-Zuri Hybrid some years ago and haven't looked back. Strong as heck, pretty manageable and abrasion resistant. Have used 15 lb. on spinning gear for skipping with no issues.

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Is McCoy mean green good for deep cranking ?...

What pound test would you recommend?

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Is McCoy mean green good for deep cranking ?...

What pound test would you recommend?

 

I use 10lb for cranking, but I don't crank deeper than 12 feet.

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Does anybody have experience w/Berkley Iron Silk?

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I use Silver Thread AN40 which is very thin, limp, and hasn't coiled at all on my spinning reel. It is very strong. It casts a mile and knots hold really well.

If you want an abrasion resistant line, look at Silver Thread Excalibur.

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I have seen the basic "characteristic differences" between braid, fluoro and mono.  Can someone explain the unique characteristics associated with P-Line copolymers or Mean Green?   (i.e. stretch, line management, buoyancy, knot holding, etc.)  Thanks.  

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P-Line CXX

 

40% stronger that stated (#10 = #14)

Tough as nails

The memory of an elephant

 

 

 

:xmas-tree-070:

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