Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
SXViper

Best Line for Jigging?

12 posts in this topic

Wondering what everybody is using for vertical jigging for walleyes. Would like to know line name and # test.
Thanks
Brian

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If the water is a little stained nothing beter than 6/2 flame green fireline

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I use power pro and fireline... I think the power pro is the better line... Fireline is a brighter color out of the box, but will fade once you use it a bit... so that doesn't seem to be an issue. I use flame green for both, fish don't seem to mind and it is easier to detect strikes..

Both beat the heck out of mono.. the no-stretch properties of these superlines makes them much more sensitive then mono...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

yar 32 nailed it flame green fireline for me. I do like the 8 lb a little better just a little more confidence plus with the small diameter it really doesn't matter.

------------------
Grip it and Rip it

IFFWALLEYES

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

why do you guys say flame green? I use the smoke fire line and love it. give the low down on why you feel the green is better.

Brother-in-law fishes MN. walleye trail does excellent and i know for a fact that you won't catch him fishing anything besides spiderwire braid the twenty doller a spool stuff. His #1 go to is open water jiggin, i haven't switched just because i love to cast alot with my stradic also and that spider wire takes a dump if you cast it as much as i do. good luck
C&R~~~~>')))))><

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I just like green because it is easier for me to see when I am tying with it. I have always used high vis stuff I used to use trilene solar which also was a bright green. I have a friend that uses the smoke color and he likes it but I find it harder to see which might be a good think in the water since the fish wouldn't be able to see it but I don't really think that it matters that much.

------------------
Grip it and Rip it

IFFWalleyes
I Fish For Walleyes

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

10 lb spiderwire with yo-zuri hybrid leader.

I also agree with Icehawk- Sensation is a solid line for jigging.

I haven't used it yet, but I think the spiderline super mono XXX looks like it has potential.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I like the super lines for verticle jigging.Superior sensitivity and instant hooksets when needed ,and gets you down deep and quickly.You just can't go wrong.I have a rod set up just for jigging so I don't worry about casting.I have another rod set up for pitching jigs.I had the fortune of running into a 10,000 yrd spool of Fenwick Iron Thread in 8lb that is no longer made and thats what I have been using but when I run out(if ever!)I will probably go with spider wire.

------------------
Minnesota River Guided Fishing
"fishhead"
fishheadds@yahoo.com
www.mnriverguidedfishing.com

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

6lb dia power pro w/ 6 lb. p-line leader. Snags snap off, and the p-line is also strong & low-stretch.

------------------
Aquaman
< )/////><{
"I think we're gonna need a bigger boat."

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for the info guys. Iwill have to use it when I go shopping.
Thanks
Brian

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • U have to keep telling us.......
    • duurrrr whats a heat exchanger I sold my trail sled and only have my f/c ice fishing sled now.   I was thinking about buying a new trail sled beginning of this year but glad I didn't I just don't have time for both ice fishing and sledding oh the hardships I have   I wish I lived in the mountains I think snowmobiling would win over fishing
    • Have the 8" k-drill. Bought it at the fishing show. Had it out about 8 different times and love it. No complaints. Very light weight, drill about 20-25 holes out each time. Only on Monday did I have to use a second battery, had about 21 inches of ice. I have two 5ah batteries for it.
    • It was awesome.....it is not exactly a new thing for presidents to lie, but the guy actually brought in clappers to clap for his lies about pee and crowd gate.....as this means somehow he wasn't lying his a$$ off?  Watching Spicer later in the day trying to provide cover for the boss was almost painful. ....if it wasn't so funny. No clappers there    #sidetrackedfromallthefirstdaypromises
    • Looks like great sub-flooring but not sure how well chip board products would hold up for a trailer top? Even if it's a covered trailer the slush and salt will do a number on the bottom side I would think? For the cost I would just put some 5/8th treated plywood down.
    • I used to sip cognac with a beer and I didn't even get in to whiskeys or bourbons until 8 or 10 years ago, so as a novice I started with the Canadian blends like Crown, Tangle Ridge and Pendleton and I'm more of a sipper using the old fashioned glasses.  I can't give recommendations on any of the really good brands, but if you ever see some of this... run screaming from the bar.  
    • Catfish is right up there with walleye, perch, trout, steelhead, salmon, flounder, grouper.....
    • What does it matter what Bernie Sanders had figured out considering the DNC blatantly rigged the primary against him? And then they tried with all their might to do it again and were exposed.   Face it, you party is fueled by people who are showing that they are the very ones they claim to be fighting against.    Immoral, intolerant, violent, judgemental and full of hate. 
    • hope to have my nills by next weekend to do some testing. 6 incher. putting it with a ryobi 600 pound torque drill with 4 amp batteries. sold the clam plate and auger. friend also use it with the milwaukee drill and same hang up issue. used an 8 inch k drill on bowstring last week with the milwaukee fuel.  opened holes nice and drilled nice. 
    • Trump totally destroyed by hundreds of thousands the numbers that were in attendance for the inaugurations of LBJ and Gerald Ford. Trump again wins. Just win, win, win, win, if not pretend you did.   He may just do the same thing to the country, so don't get to excited.
  • Our Sponsors