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I’m looking to replace my Texas rig fluorocarbon line. My thinking to replace the 20lbs. Berkley Trilene professional 100% Fluorocarbon with 20lbs kastKing Fluorokote 100% fluorocarbon costed Line. 

What are some thoughts on this?

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Looks like you may be looking for budget line to use while texas rigging. I dont have any experience with the 2 you listed but my favorite budget line is p-line cxx, Berkley big game, and seaguar red label. 

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My thought is, I wouldn't  :lol: When they try to get the best of both worlds, it usually makes for mediocrity 

 

 

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8 minutes ago, Team9nine said:

My thought is, I wouldn't  :lol: When they try to get the best of both worlds, it usually makes for mediocrity 

 

 

 

See Flouroclear....

 

 

 

 

 

Mike

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I am trying the 8lb flourokote on my shakyhead spinning rod.

the first thing I noticed is it has very little memory. It works well on a spinnining reel.

it also has a small diameter for copoly.

the abrasion resistance and knot strength is similar to most mono lines.

I am also trying 12lb on my jerkbait rod. seems to work well.

one thing I noticed with flourokote is it seems to have more stretch than most 100% flourocarbon lines.

 

 

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3 hours ago, Darrell Willer said:

I’m looking to replace my Texas rig fluorocarbon line. My thinking to replace the 20lbs. Berkley Trilene professional 100% Fluorocarbon with 20lbs kastKing Fluorokote 100% fluorocarbon costed Line. 

What are some thoughts on this?

Why?

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13 hours ago, Russ E said:

I am trying the 8lb flourokote on my shakyhead spinning rod.

the first thing I noticed is it has very little memory. It works well on a spinnining reel.

it also has a small diameter for copoly.

the abrasion resistance and knot strength is similar to most mono lines.

I am also trying 12lb on my jerkbait rod. seems to work well.

one thing I noticed with flourokote is it seems to have more stretch than most 100% flourocarbon lines.

 

 

I agree with all of this.

 

I have been using 8# Kastking Flourokote on my spinning reels and 12# on some of my bait casters for 2 seasons now. It has become one of my favorite lines. I discovered Kastking Flourokote after having knot issues with Stren and Berkley Flourocarbon lines. I have not had any knot issues when tying a palomar knot with the Flourokote.

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I replaced the line on a rod I had previously strung with 20 lb BPS XPS fluorocarbon... with 12 lb Yo-Zuri Hybrid last year.  Approx same diameter lines, but I found the YZH to be slightly thinner, yet stronger (rated to 19 lb breaking strength), less brittle, better knot strength and less expensive. 

 

Where it really shines is superior abrasion resistance (especially around lay downs) and less stretch.  I did not notice any difference in sink rate although 100% fluorocarbon is slightly more dense.

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The big difference between Yo-Zuri Hybrid and Fluorokote is the Yo-Zuri is a true copoly, having fluorocarbon as part of its formula. Fluorokote is exactly what the name implies; line that is coated with fluorocarbon. Both offer advantages over mono, but fall short of the advantages of true fluorocarbon lines.

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7 hours ago, papajoe222 said:

Both offer advantages over mono, but fall short of the advantages of true fluorocarbon lines.

Except in price, knot strength, and handling. Yo-Zuri is better in these categories than any fluorocarbon I have tried. 

 

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I bought a spool of the 8lb flourokote last year for a spinning setup. I think it a great line. It has low visibility, great knot strength and good abrasion resistance. I mainly fish rocky rivers and have not lost a fish to line failure with it just use error.

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