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YO-ZURI HYBRID?

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Excellent line.  It's on most of my rigs that aren't flouro or braid.  Handles really well & lasts forever.  Good abrasion resistance & knot strength.  Can't really say anything bad about this line at all.  

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I know everyone is going to get on me about this but I really don't like yo-zuri hybrid. I used on it multiple occasions and it worked great, but then after a number of outings I had problems with the line breaking farther into the spool. I don't know its just my opinion but I wouldn't get it. Maybe others have had good experiences with it but I sure haven't. It was very abrasion resistant but I didn't like how it broke, as for sensitivity it was alright but not incredible

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Yo-Zuri Hybrid line is AWESOME!!!  It is pretty much all I use.  No problems with it on BCs and my one spinning reel.  My other spinning reels have the Ultra Soft.

The best of both worlds, fluorocarbon and mono combined together, not mono coated with fluorocarbon.  Great strength, great abrasion resistance, excellent feel and it is very manageable as well, not to mention pretty reasonably priced.

Later, :)

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Best compromise line out there. It is pretty much all I use. I even use it for fishing frogs.

It is almost as limp as mono, and more limp than fluoro. It has significantly less stretch than pure mono, but more than braid. It breaks higher than its test weight. Knot strength is great. I've never had a fish break off on YZ Hybrid. It transmits vibration very well.

As I said, it's the best compromise line going.

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Best all around line out there. For spinning, try Ultra-Soft.

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Spinning tackle: #6 (.010" diameter, 11.9 lb breaking strength)

Baitcasting gear: #12 (.013" diameter, 19.5 lb breaking strength)

Treat with KVD Line & Lure Conditioner to improve overall performance.

Me like!

8-)

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P-Line CXX ----> uproots stumps  :)

Youzuri Hybrid ----> slices stumps in half  :)

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I've tried braid and I've tried fluorocarbon (several brands) and the Hybrid is the best of the lot for bait casting.  I use 15 lb test.  I bought the clear because I couldn't find green.  Someone above mentioned line breaking down in the reel.  I've had this problem too; however, it doesn't seem to have anything to do with the line.  It's still a mystery to me.

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I suspect the breakage down in the spool is a result

of  professional overruns. Hybrid is a bonded nylon/

fluorocarbon copolymer. Fluorocarbon is a crystal and

the line will "crack" when knotted in a backlash. These

weak spots appear as kinks in the line which can be

seen and felt. That line must be replaced.

8-)

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Listen to Roadwarrior..this man knows! Use the line conditioner especial when tying knots so it dont heat up. I run the hybrid on 3 out of 9 tournament rods. I have proven that it gets "bigger bites" Fishing Senkos with Dad he catches 5 bass under 2 lbs using stren mono. I catch only 3 bass.....al three over 5lbs! on the hybrid that is big for RI.

Oh yeah .. and ALWAYS check your line and retie often!

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I really like it for my spinning gear.  It's extremely limp and quiet strong.  I use P-line on baitcasters for the extra strength but this is a good compromise between strength and manageability on any set-up.

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Listen to Roadwarrior..this man knows! Use the line conditioner especial when tying knots so it dont heat up. I run the hybrid on 3 out of 9 tournament rods. I have proven that it gets "bigger bites" Fishing Senkos with Dad he catches 5 bass under 2 lbs using stren mono. I catch only 3 bass.....al three over 5lbs! on the hybrid that is big for RI.

Oh yeah .. and ALWAYS check your line and retie often!

I bet you would catch even more if you used true flouro.  ;D

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No, I have used Clear, Green and Smoke.

The line performance is identical, regardless

of the color.

8-)

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I love it for baitcasters.  I have had trouble with it on spinning reels.

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I think it's the best all around line out there for the average bass fisher. Big thanks to roadwarrior again for his recommendation.

I run the green soft 6lb on my spinning rig and it's amazing line. Abrasion resistance is outstanding, feel and performance are great.

Just get gloves to break it if need be because it is REALLY strong. REALLY REALLY strong. ;D

Also, at first, be a little less aggressive setting the hook than with mono because it takes up quicker and has less stretch.

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it is a copolymer , correct?

i ended up picking up a small spool of 6lb cxx because i can never seem to find the hybrid in any stores i go to except BPS which is a few hour drive from me now. is there any other copolymer that compares?

and as far as line color , i made the switch from clear colored line to green and havnt had any problems. i can barely see it when it hits the water. clear line i can easily see it making me think the fish can too. i also think it looks great on my reels. :)

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Yes, Yo-Zuri is a true copolymer line.  In my opinion it is far superior to P-Line CXX.  To me it casts better and has a lot less memory.

Later, :)

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Yes, Yo-Zuri is a true copolymer line. In my opinion it is far superior to P-Line CXX. To me it casts better and has a lot less memory.

Later, :)

That 's cuz CXX is for uprooting stumps and Hybrid is for slicing them in half, different applications.  :)

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I have my frog setup with 15lb hybrid.  Haven't hit the water with it yet but casting in the backyard has yielded great results.  Abrasion resistant, casts smooth, spools on nice.

I have a 12lb spool as well and if this stuff impress's me even more on the water I will definitely be spooling up my other casters with it and buying some 8lb for my spinners.

Although I think any line would be an upgrade to my vanish ;D

BTW mine is the green stuff.

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Yes, Yo-Zuri is a true copolymer line. In my opinion it is far superior to P-Line CXX. To me it casts better and has a lot less memory.

Later, :)

That 's cuz CXX is for uprooting stumps and Hybrid is for slicing them in half, different applications. :)

That is funny!  Uprooting or slicing the choice is yours.  I like slicing much better!lol

Later, :)

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I have been using it for several years with no problems. I use it on all my reels. The breaking strength is higher then the lb. test on the package so I can get by with a smaller dia. line & stay within the line wt. for the rod.

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Don't fish it in rocks.

I don't know why not. The Tennessee River is carved through

"The Rocks From Hell". I have no issues with Hybrid and consider

the line highly abrasion resistant, as advertised:

http://www.yo-zuri.com/Products/Prodline/Hybrid.htm

8-)

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