Mono or fluro for Giant dog X and Pop Max?

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Mono or fluro for Giant dog X and Pop Max?

Postby leggomye990 » Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:42 am

I always thought mono was the line for top waters like poppers and walk the dog type baits.
I read on somewhere the MB Giant dog X should be fished with 10-15lb fluro, is this accurate?

I normally used 30lb braid with like 5ft mono leader in 15lb for giant dog X, now I'm lost lol was I doing it wrong the whole time?
What about the Pop MAx? should that be on fluro as well?

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Re: Mono or fluro for Giant dog X and Pop Max?

Postby Randingo » Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:51 pm

I think a few people like a short fluoro leader for the Pop Max, claiming it helps produce a deeper sound when popped, but the notion of using fluoro with topwater baits is crazy to me. I do everything I can to keep the line floating with topwaters. A walking bait with a sinking line in front just doesn't respond properly. Stick with what you've been doing.

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Re: Mono or fluro for Giant dog X and Pop Max?

Postby jerkbait22 » Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:03 pm

I concur with Randingo. I've always used mono for my topwaters including the pop max. Never had an issue. Using a short fluoro leader to create a different sound is an interesting thought though.

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Re: Mono or fluro for Giant dog X and Pop Max?

Postby Johnny A » Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:58 am

Never flouro for topwaters.

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Re: Mono or fluro for Giant dog X and Pop Max?

Postby leggomye990 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:43 am

Yeah that's what I always used was braid to mono leaders, but I read on something saying the Giant dog X was meant to be fished with Dragon call line, and Thats a fluro line, is it knot?

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Re: Mono or fluro for Giant dog X and Pop Max?

Postby leggomye990 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:47 am

Nvm, I now see that Dragoncall is PE, fluro or nylon. :oops:
My mistake


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