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Favorite Crappie Line

Discussion in 'Tackle Talk' started by Ruminator, Apr 20, 2005.

  1. Ruminator

    Ruminator TeamOGF

    What have you found to be your favorite line, color, and pound test for crappie?

    I need to buy some for two spinning reels for Saturday.
  2. ShakeDown

    ShakeDown OGF Staff Staff Member Admin

    either 4 or 6 lb. I prefer 6lb mono myself (spiderline, yozuri, or plain old trilene), as I've yanked the lips off em with fireline before ;) Just me though...I like some give in the line, because i use a stiffer rod than most guys.

  3. 4lb p-line fluoroclear-nearly invisible underwater-low stretch-pretty tough stuff esp for 4 lb
  4. I bought some 6# Ashima flurocarbon to use for ice fishing as I was told it had very little memory, limp in cold weather and thin diameter. It worked great! It has been on my Diawa medium spool diameter spinning reel for five months and still has hardly any memory coils. Used it yesterday and what few loose coils that were there disappeared in the first five minutes. Has good knot strength but you have to tie and draw down very slowly and well lubricated. Tectan from Cabela's is also a very low memory, thin diameter mono type line. Both of these are top end price wise but I feel well worth the lowest memory I have ever used. :)
  5. misfit

    misfit MOD SQUAD

    i like 6# p-line on my live bait 8# fireline on my 5 foot ultalight,for tossing hardware.
  6. Ruminator

    Ruminator TeamOGF

    These spinning reels will go on two 12' rods for dipping brush. I just bought two of the new Zebco "Slab Seeker" reels with a depth feature to return to the same place you just were. Just hit them with the Quantum Hot Sauce. :D Great stuff.
  7. Pharley

    Pharley Hook 'Em

    I always use 6 lb. P-line on my crappie spinning rod
  8. Try using the 4# Mr Crappie line. This stuff is great. Its camo(which is ok) but in my opinion is very good line. I also like exel .
  9. sowbelly101

    sowbelly101 Keep'n It Reel

    4lb for casting n vertical jiggin.
    6lb for bangin brush in clear water.
    8lb for bangin brush in stained water.
    6lb for small cranks.
    8lb for slow trollin.

  10. tpet96

    tpet96 Banned

    4lb if they are suspended over no structure.
    6lb if they are tight in the wood
    8lb for trolling.......because 9 times out of 10 I end up catching large cats when I do this. LOL.
  11. Ruminator

    Ruminator TeamOGF

    Thanks tons guys. I appreciate your help. ;)

    - Rumi