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Old 11-19-2006, 11:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Are there any new lines for Ice Fishing out there this year? I am particularly looking for something with low stretch for when I target Lakers this year.

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Old 11-20-2006, 06:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Just bought some fireline crystal. Looks good and can't wait to try it. Had good luck with 6# transition last year on ice. Low stretch and good visibility above water. Strong too! 8# was too stiff and "coily" for my preference.
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Old 11-20-2006, 02:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I was fishing early sun. morning and the crystal fireline I was using kept freezing up on the reel . I would think if you were in a shelter, wouldn't be an issue, but in the cold maybe.
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i know the regular fireline freezes very easily, thats one of the reasons i don't use it in the winter. i use it on all my reels in the summer.
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Old 11-22-2006, 06:45 PM   #5 (permalink)
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For most panfish, three or four pound test Trilene Micro Ice is just right.* Three pound test for bluegills and sunfish, four pound for perch and crappies will usually be good.* Go with 8/3 or 10/4 FireLine Micro Ice for LARGER fish.* These lines are specially formulated for cold weather fishing.
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