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Offline oneida1

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2lb test vs 1lb test
« on: Mar 03, 2010, 04:59 PM »
 i currently use 2lb test was wondering has any one seen a big change using 1lb and do u break many off, thinking of trying a change

Offline slipperybob

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Re: 2lb test vs 1lb test
« Reply #1 on: Mar 03, 2010, 06:56 PM »
There's more hook ups with 1# but it does come with a lot of maintenance.  Check line after every fish and sometimes you need to retie after every fish.  You also have to basically treat every fish like they're a trophy fish too.  If you're finding decent success with 2# then personally no need to go down to 1#.

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Re: 2lb test vs 1lb test
« Reply #2 on: Mar 04, 2010, 01:11 PM »
There is a big difference in sinking speed and getting all the coils out between 1 and 2 lb. lines. Not all 1 pound line is the same however. There is a very noticable difference between the 1 lb. Asso Flurocarbon and 1lb. Trilene Micro Ice Ice have. The trilene has a larger diameter thus having a higher breaking strength vs the Asso lines smaller diameter and less breaking strength. If your used to 2 lb. line but want something heavier 1lb. micro ice or a 1.5lb asso fluro would be a better choice. The 1lb. and lighter Asso lines are very thin but require more TLC and attention than the 1 lb. micro ice.


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