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What type of line to use???

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Just wondering what everyone is using for fishing line and what pound test?? Also, wondering if color line makes a difference?

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For crappies and gills I use 2 pound Test Micro Ice or 2 pound test Vanish. P-Line works as well. Perch I use 4 pound test Micro Ice or Vanish. Walleyes I use 4-8 pound test Micro Ice, Fireline, or Vanish. And for jigging pike I use 12 pound test Fireline or Stren Sensor. Sometimes a leader as well.

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I use 4# trilene xl clear for all my ice fishing. I fish mainly for Walleyes and Crappie thru the ice and I don't go after pike so no bite offs. If I fished super clear water or ultra tiny jigs I would drop to 2, but I don't so 4 works fine for me.

I have tried the micro ice and I just don't care for it. But that is just my opinion, it seems that other like it and use it.

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Whatever you do don't use the arctic blue or whatever it is called(dark blue line). It works fine until dusk comes then you can't see your line. I made the mistake of rigging my walleye rod with it last year, and before I switched it I couldnt see it at all.

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I use Yo-Zuri hybrid smoke and clear.
2-4 for pan fish
4-6 lb for walleye and pike
Any good line such as Vanish and Yo-Zuri will help. Just don't use cheap line its not worth it.


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I use 8/1 PowerPro for most all my ice needs.

The 10/4 is another very good bet for walleye jigging.

I have one big game rod rigged with 30/8 PowerPro. I do not think I could get anything that will bust that 30/8 through a ice hole, so that is as heavy as I go.

I use fine wire leaders on occasion for pike. On the rare occasion a 3' section of a fluorocarbon leader material for extra fussy fish.

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obviously, the test will very with the spieces of fish your after. My 2 favorite brands of line are the "Rapala FINESSE" line and the new "Black Widow" both are small diamiter and really sensitive.

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