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Changing lines?

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How often do you guys and gals change your fishing line?

once a year?

and what kind and lb test? obviously pound test depending on species. but how about a good all around type of line?

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I change mine once a year, and I probably fish around 4-5 times a month (hopefully more this season!). I mainly use 2 lb test since I usually target crappies and sunfish, I just put gamma 2 lb on my rods to try out this season, I have just used micro ice previously, and I do have one rod with 6 lb test for any eye fishing I do.

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When changing out mono lines for your ice reels, do you guys put the entire pony spool on?? Years past, I've just put half of the spool (50-60yds) with some backer off my open water rods that is a little higher test.

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I change it at least once a year. The more I use it the more I retie and strip off the spool until I eventually replace it. My reels that get used the most might be respooled once a month or so.

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