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I picked up a Shimano ci4 2500 today at BPS and was curious if anybody has used one and what line their using with it? I've been using 10lb. P-Line CX premium my other spinning outfit and it seems to have worked out ok, any suggestions? It will be mounted on a

G-Loomis sjr783 6' 6 " med. heavy fast action rod mostly for worms and soft plastics.

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I've never used braid before, I may look into it. whats the pro's and cons on braid? Does it work better on spinning outfits?

Do you fish clear or stained water? If it's even somewhat clear you need a leader.

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I've never used braid before, I may look into it. whats the pro's and cons on braid? Does it work better on spinning outfits?

Do you fish clear or stained water? If it's even somewhat clear you need a leader.

For the most part I fish quite clear water. I haven't had problems with p-line cx prem. breaking, maybe some line twist issues, I just figure that somewhat goes with spinning gear. I wish it came in just clear and not just hi-vis, or flurocent clear and green.

With so many types of line and brands and each mfrg. claiming theirs is best, its a little confusing.  A P-line rep. recommended I use their co-polymar line. A buddy says he uses braid and really likes it. Thanks for the help.

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ive never used braid but i think im going to try power pro...

these are the lines i've used (stradic FI) and recommend , all better with kvd line conditioner:

mono - trilene xl

copoly - yo-zuri hybrid ultra-soft (cheap, sensitive, very low memory with kvd)

flouro - trilene 100% (only flouro ive used, great reviews)

i think choosing a line has alot to do with personal preference. some may love yozuri US while others hate it etc.

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I've never used braid before, I may look into it. whats the pro's and cons on braid? Does it work better on spinning outfits?

Do you fish clear or stained water? If it's even somewhat clear you need a leader.

No you don't.

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I've never used braid before, I may look into it. whats the pro's and cons on braid? Does it work better on spinning outfits?

Do you fish clear or stained water? If it's even somewhat clear you need a leader.

No you don't.

Well that's debatable. I know based on when I using 30lb PP for a long time I NEVER caught a fish with it and I fish fairly clear water. I put on some YZ Hybrid and suddenly started catching fish using the same lures/techniques that I was when I used braid.

I know it's not the problem of when I was using braid I just couldn't catch anything, because I used it for so long and when I used another rod without braid, I could catch fish.

I'm just saying it's going to keep me from ever using braid without a leader in clear water. I mean maybe if you're using reaction baits, it wouldn't be as big of a deal to use braid without a leader.

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Try a spool of Yo-Zuri Hybrid Ultra Soft

#6. I think you will like the line. For added

performance, treat the line with KVD Line &

Lure Conditioner when you spool your reel.

8-)

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I've never used braid before, I may look into it. whats the pro's and cons on braid? Does it work better on spinning outfits?

Do you fish clear or stained water? If it's even somewhat clear you need a leader.

No you don't.

Well that's debatable. I know based on when I using 30lb PP for a long time I NEVER caught a fish with it and I fish fairly clear water. I put on some YZ Hybrid and suddenly started catching fish using the same lures/techniques that I was when I used braid.

I know it's not the problem of when I was using braid I just couldn't catch anything, because I used it for so long and when I used another rod without braid, I could catch fish.

I'm just saying it's going to keep me from ever using braid without a leader in clear water. I mean maybe if you're using reaction baits, it wouldn't be as big of a deal to use braid without a leader.

Opinions are like butt holes, every one has one.

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Seaguar Invisix 8lb.  It's about the same diameter as 6lb from other manufactures.  It's a little pricey but worth it in my opinion. 

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Try a spool of Yo-Zuri Hybrid Ultra Soft

#6. I think you will like the line. For added

performance, treat the line with KVD Line &

Lure Conditioner when you spool your reel.

RW or anyone else....what does the 6# and 8# Yo-Zuri actually test out to or near???  Thinking of trying it on my shakey rod soon.  I am considering on spooling up with it in 8# test.

Reelturner

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Moderators....sorry I goofed on hijacking a complete other thread asking my ??  MOve it if you want to.  I realized it after I posted.

RT

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You didn't goff, the thread is about line.

Yo-Zuri Hybrid #6 = 11.9 lb breaking strength

#8 = 12 lb breaking strength

#12 = 19.5

http://www.yo-zuri.com/Products/ProdLine/HybridLineChart.htm

8-)

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I've got mine spooled with 6# vicious flouro and despite hearing some bad reviews on the stuff it is incredibly limp and cold temp don't seem to effect it's manageability and I haven't had any breakoffs yet. It's also fairly abrasion resistant

I suggest checking it out it's fairly cheap also

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