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Short answer:  yes

 

Long answer:  no

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17 minutes ago, Montanaro said:

Short answer:  yes

 

Long answer:  no

 

 

^^This^^.  Technically, you can tie a frog on fluoro and cast it and retrieve it.....but you'll regret it the first time you get a good hookset in heavy slop.  Braid, braid braid.  At least 30lb....preferably 50-65.  You'll thank us

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60 to 80.

 

99.9% of the time it's overkill, but that one time when you are trying to turn a 6lber and your line snaps... you will never go light again. I have always used 60lb and up. I have watched guys in my club and other anglers and it's heart breaking to watch

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Forget it!!!   Power Pro Spectra 50 or 65 pound line is made for that duty. It cuts Lilly pad stems like a weed eater. You can haul a bass's but out of the worst green slop or jungle with ease.

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50-65 braid all day. Fish wraps you around a bush or log covered in 4 pounds of weeds with flouro and there goes your fish.

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If you're fishing it in open water or light lily pads, throw it on Fluoro or Mono all day, just make sure you have at least 15lb line. I fished a frog on lily pads that weren't too heavily weeded or close togetherwith 15lb mono with no issues getting it back. But if it's something you plan on doing a lot, get some braid. Even if you are using a MH rod and not fishing anything too heavily weeded try 30# braid.

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It's a nightmare trying to fish a frog slow on anything other than braid. Fluoro pulls the nose of the frog down because it sinks and makes the frog want to dive under on the twitch instead of moving forward or walking. 

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10 hours ago, Finnz922 said:

60 to 80.

 

99.9% of the time it's overkill, but that one time when you are trying to turn a 6lber and your line snaps... you will never go light again. I have always used 60lb and up. I have watched guys in my club and other anglers and it's heart breaking to watch

Even with 50# braid and a short amount of line out. If there's any slack with I crack her it's popping 50% of the time with my stout frogging rod. 

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Braid is the ideal frogging line.  I use 50lb braid for very distinct reasons.  It's explained here:

 

 

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Can you...yes.

 

Should you...no. 

 

Their is zero reason to use fluoro for frogs. If for whatever reason you absolutely loathe braid, use something like 15lb or 20lb Big game or CXX mono. 

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Flouro is too stretchy, but I'm sure it can be done. 50# and up BRAID!!!

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Yes, but you could also deliberately smash your testicles with two bricks, I'm thinking you won't be doing either for long...

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I am giving frogging on 25lb Defier mono a shot.  Mainly because I am fishing medium swimbaits on the same combo and figured that I would rather miss a fish then cast-off a $25 rubber bluegill.  

 

I have only had one hit on a frog so far, but I hooked and landed him, so a 100% success rate!

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28 minutes ago, Bunnielab said:

I am giving frogging on 25lb Defier mono a shot.  Mainly because I am fishing medium swimbaits on the same combo and figured that I would rather miss a fish then cast-off a $25 rubber bluegill.  

 

I have only had one hit on a frog so far, but I hooked and landed him, so a 100% success rate!

I suspect you shouldn't have much issue with a stout enough rod. That line also doesn't have much stretch for a mono.

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