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Dock Skipping - what line do you use ?

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Since I need to improve the dock skipping (my weakness) with my baitcaster.

What line do you use ? Mono, FC or Braid ? How many Lbs ? 

 

 

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I like 10# Sunline Sniper.  I find that a line with some memory keeps any loose coils of line at the end of a skip from tangling with each if I fail to stop the spool once the bait stops skipping.  I can usually just lift the rod tip up and the coils disappear.  I mostly skip weightless wacky senkos and finesse worms on 1/8 oz flick shake type heads. 

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I assume since you are using a baitcasters you are skipping jigs. With that being said I like a heavier floro or mono line. I currently have 20lb Shooter floro on an ALX Dock Skipping rod with a Diawa Tatula SV TWS 8.1 and that works well. I have used 17lb and that works just as good for me. I stepped up to 20lb because I am usually skipping behind docks and under / over cables. Mono feels a little stronger and is cheap to replace. I only use a half spool and change often when fishing tournaments because the line can get kinked. 

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Yes, for my baitster. Im using Dawia SV103XS (7.9)

 

I was thinking using 20 lbs Yo-Zuri Hybrid. 

For mono, what braid that is cheap for practice ?

 

 

 

 

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I tried some sunline defier armillo on my jig rod for a little while before switching back to floro. For whatever reason I could skip easier with the sunline but lost some feel so didn't like the trade off

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Sunline assassin is good fluoro to skip with. Handles very well and has great knot strength with a San Diego jam knot

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I'll skip a dock with whatever reel I happen to be using and I have braid, copolymer, and fluoro on my jig/trig rods. I don't know that one really works better than the other, but I'd probably start with the cheaper option because you're going to get backlashes. 

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