Dacron or Braid

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Slipperywhenwet
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Dacron or Braid

#1 Post by Slipperywhenwet » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:11 am

I am rigging a couple of new rods to fish out deep. What line would you use?
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Re: Dacron or Braid

#2 Post by XDCammer » Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:38 am

I've only used braid of various brands. I've found Suffix 832 metred quite good. A bit x-ey but performs well. Don't think I've ever used Dacron before, except for fly reel backing.

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Re: Dacron or Braid

#3 Post by Paulioq » Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:15 am

Dacron braid is cotton and eventually rots unless your after a igfa record I wouldn't worry about it. look for pe braid stands for poly ethelene and is a man made fiber that has superior abrasion resistance to Dacron. also wash the real after every use the salt water dries and leaves behind salt crystals that eventualy cut the line and will pop under load

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