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I caught my biggest pike ever last weekend, 36" fatty (probably 14lbs) on 12 lb. mono ice line with no leader. It was a miracle I landed the fish.

I need to put new line on my tipups and would like suggestions on what to use? Is Fireline with a leader a good setup? What do you guys use?

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I have fire line on a few tip-ups but I don't like it. First you need a mono backing or a little glue to keep it from spinning on the spool. Second, the lack of strech is a real problem when you have a big fish on.

I prefer to use Ice Line. It is a teflon coated dacron line and seems to have a little more strech yet is very strong. I think I use the 30 lb on most of my tip-ups.

I use the same line for walleye I just add a 5 ft Flourocarbon leader. I do a lot of tip-up fishing and it has taken me a long time to come up with a combo that I really like. I am going to stick with this combo as it has worked great for me the last two years.

By the way, Nice Pike!!

Scott Steil

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I use Gudenbrod on my tip-ups when fishing for pike. I use braiden line with a 6 foot leader or mono for walleye.

Good Fishin, Matt.

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I only use tip-ups when Pike fishing so my experience is limited to that. I'm with Scott on the coated specialty tip-up lines. I also use sinking flylines and these work great when I'm fishing deeper. I know folks that use superbraids and I've seen some nice cuts on there hands!

Fisky

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I to use the plastic coated it doesn't freez like the braided line and then I tie a about a 3 foot piece of mono I use 14lb test it works great

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