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Looking for any info and opinions on sinking braid brands, pros and cons. Looking to try some on my crankbait rods  (with a fluoro leader) and for my bottom contact setups. Spiderwire makes one in the Ultracast Fluoro Braid that looks promising. Any opinions on this or other brands?

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IMHO  832 shines for this application 

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What @NHBull said!  I suspect my rationale is considerably different from his though.  I started with Power Pro, then tried Spiderwire, but settled on Sufix 832. “Why?” You ask. (Even if you don’t ask, I’m going to tell you.) I am not the world’s most coordinated caster and occasionally heave one out there, get a magnificent amateur overrun, duck as my lure comes whistling back past my ear, and start picking the kinks out of the gnarly wad of line that envelopes my reel. As I pick through the mess, I may find several kinks in the line. Sometimes they are many feet into the tangle and I don’t always remove all of them. (If I did, I’d end up fishing with a glorified cane pole.) The point is that those kinks are serious weak points in the line and may cause even 50-pound line to snap at the most inopportune moment ... like when fighting a fish. In my experience, the 832 seems to hold up much better to such abuse. This is a subjective evaluation based on my personal experience only.  Probably a good caster would not agree, but I can only relate what I have observed.  Other than that, the lines all performed similarly. Subjectively, I feel the Sufix 832 seems to be a little “limper” with less memory; I couldn’t offer any hard proof. I’m just guessing, but I’d bet that most name-brand braids will do the job. 

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Braid is neutrally buoyant. Just use the thinnest you can get away with to achieve max running depth. 

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For the amount of snags you get while cranking then having to worry about a leader knot failing is why I strongly suggest going straight Fluoro. There’s a lot of guys that go straight mono too. I’m just bias towards FC. Idk I wouldn’t go braid to leader with cranks.... Lipless on the other hand I could see going straight braid and no leader rippin it through heavy veggies. 

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