Ultimate Guide To Spooling a Spinning Reel With Braid
Whether you just bought a brand new spinning reel or you just need to replace your old line and spool it with braided fishing line, this article will tell you all you need to know.
And don’t worry, you’re not the only person asking how to go about doing it. Putting braided line on a spinning reel is a little different than if you were to put mono on it. It’s not necessarily more difficult, it just requires a few more steps than you might be used to.
Other than having to make a few decisions before you begin, such as, should you spool your entire reel with braid or use a mono backing, it’s pretty much the same process as spooling it with mono.
In this article, I’m going to walk you through the entire process for spooling your spinning reel with braid. I’ll cover everything from the pros and cons of spooling the entire reel with braid, to the best color of braid to use. We’ll even give you a few recommendations on the brands that we like the best.
Before Spooling Your Reel With Braid
Before you actually begin the process of spooling your reel, there are a few things that you’ll need to decide on. We’ll cover each one here, followed by a video and detailed instructions on how to spool your reel with braided fishing line.
Before actually spooling your reel, you first need to decide on which braid to use. I have tried many different brands of braided fishing line throughout the years, but always seem to come back to Power Pro.
Out of all the braided lines that I’ve tried throughout the years, the Power Pro seems to hold up the best to the saltwater, which is where I do most of my fishing. I prefer the aqua green since it seems to match the color of the water the best.
One of the biggest ways that I determine the quality of the fishing line is how fast it loses its color. The Power Pro Super Slick 8 does not lose color at all. I’ve purposely left it on one of my fishing reels for over a year and it still looks the same as it did when I first put it on.
You can see more reviews and check out the price on the exact Power Pro that I use and recommend here on Amazon.com
My Recommended Braided Line
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