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  1. The Striper Forum
    Hi All, Bought a nice umbrella rig and want to start trolling it this weekend. My reels have 80lb mono on them and my question is, do I need a trolling sinker to get them down? They seem fairly heavy and wonder if anyone's got any advice on doing this. I trolled some deep diving lures just on...
  2. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    Hello! I'm in Tulsa, Oklahoma fishing for stripers in the Arkansas River. I'm very new to fishing for striped bass. I started last year. And so far it has been a blast! Thankfully the internet and youtube have a wealth of info to help me learn how to catch these guys. But I still have a...
  3. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    OK! I would like to know if mono line is the taboo, caveman way of fishing that everyone is making it out to be! I love braid, but I also love mono! I know each has it's merits and it's flaws! Personally I like using mono! But from 99% of the fishermen out there, I'm stupid if I don't go to...
  4. Hudson River
    So we all have our favs, and ask 10 diff guys what they are using and you may get 10 diff answers. I'm just curious what mono you guys are using ? (I know some use braid but just want to hear about mono) thanks. icon_wink.gif I have only tried a couple different brands over the years ... Gama...
  5. Buy - Sell - Trade
    Sufix Superior Clear Mono, 2.2# Spools @ only $69.99 less an additional 20% = only $55.99 Available in 20#, 30#, 40#, 50#, 60#, 80# & 100# spools Sufix Superior has superior strength, durability and fast recovery for a high level of performance. Superior mono rated top line by "The...
  6. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    Which is better? And does hi visible line deter fish? I'm going to be using a baitcasting reel.
  7. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    I was fishing the Cape Cod Canal last weekend and the guy next to me had come up from Texas and was casting a few. He was fishing Mackerel chunks with a pretty thick Fluorescent Green Mono and about 6 inches of clear Mono for a leader. I would think that even with a longer leader, this color is...
  8. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    I fished with fresh CLEAR monofilament 2x about 3weeks ago, and now it's BROWN... anyone know what happen to it? dirty water? This has never happened before just wondering... I'm going to clean my baitcaster and lube it up using (has a fishing reel, boats and other crap on the can I guess it...
  9. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    Can anyone lend an opinion here? If a reel is rated for 250/12 mono will it hold 250yds of 12 dia. braid? This is with a reel that is braid ready(no backing) Any opinions will be appreciated Thanks
  10. The Striper Forum
    I usually tie the improved clinch knot but you can't with heavy line, so what knot will be suitable to tie? A uni knot? Thanks.
  11. Surfcasting Central
    Hi, I'm new to surf fishing. I plan on fishing Assateague VA for red drum. I'm going to use a 10' heavy action pole , a penn 990 mag conventionle reel with 20# test, 40# shock leader and a fish finder rig. Do you think this is a good set up for red drum in the surf. Is 20# test strong enough...
  12. The Striper Forum
    hey whats a good braid to mono knot i want to get rid of my swivel i'm kind of a newbe
  13. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    Hello Everyone, I am hoping someone on the board could help me out with a question I have about the size mono line I should use. I fish off party boats out of Captree. I have a 6'6" Shakespere M-Heavy Strudy stick I am looking to outfit with a new reel. I am planning on buying a Shimano Charter...
  14. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    Will a crazy alberto work?
  15. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    This knot was developed by Patrick Sebile--designer of all the lures produced by the Sebile lure company. He saw some Japanese guys tying a version of it and came up with this knot using the basic principles from the one they were tying. I used this knot on 30 lb poer pro to 30 lb big game and...
  16. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    I spent today doing the most thorough clean-up / tune-up of my fishing equipment that I may have ever attempted, and I came across a full spool of 25# mono, a half spool of 20# and most of a spool of 25# flourocarbon all bought 4 summers ago when I first started targeting stripers. I feel like...
  17. The Striper Forum
    What do you guys prefer over all for Striper fishing weather it would be Jigging, Plugging, Live Lining, or Bait Fishing.. I would say PowerPro just because it dosent Streatch and it is more sensitive. Also it is a big tougher for the Blues to bite through.
  18. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    need some help finding some strong/good brand mono line for my conv. rod. and a good fluro leader-i see cabelas sells some fluro leader material - should i make my own? please help=thanks!!!
  19. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    i am looking to respool my reel with some new mono. I used ande backcountry last year and thaught it was the strongest most abrsion resisstant line i ever used. But it lacked the casting distance i needed. So what is the overall best mono to use? It has to be abrasion ressistant, strong and get...
  20. The Striper Forum
    wat is the strongest mono line you have ever used.... i say ande but it is the only line ive used
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