Fluoro vs Mono - do you catch more fish?

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Ryan Bradfield, May 27, 2013.

  1. Lugan

    Lugan Joe Streamer

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    Kent, I have scientific proof: I fish fluoro 100% and I always out-fish you. Therefore fluoro is superior. (We can throw out the effect of fisherman skill since you are cagier than me and should therefore ouitfish me, all else equal).
     
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  2. Tim Cottage

    Tim Cottage Formerly tbc1415

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    Correct, and the fact that I haven't used fluoro in no way diminishes my opinion of it but because all my fish have been caught on mono I see no reason to use fluoro.
    I prefer to find something that works and works well (like mono) and move on to more important aspects of fishing such as further development of my fish chant which is intended to draw the fish towards my fly.

    Hoh Queets Hoh
    Hoko Sitkum Satsop Hoh
    Calawah Sekiu Soleduck Hoh
    Hoquiam Dungeness Bogachiel Hoh
    Hamma Hamma Duckabush Dosewallips Hoh
    Humptulips Whiskah Lilliwap Hoh
    Elwah Quilcene Moclips Hoh
    Hoooh Pysht Hoooh

    TC
     
  3. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

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    rainbow My name is Mark Oberg

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    Will this chant work with floro, kinda a catchy tune.
     
  5. Lugan

    Lugan Joe Streamer

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    So that's a MONOtheist chant?
     
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    Evan Burck Fudge Dragon

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    To add to that: When I use Seaguar, I have the ability to lift cars with one hand and ace the SAT's in my second language. It's crazy stuff.
     
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    I just shot coffee out of my nose! But it's true!
     
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    generic Justified

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    Tim, I don't think anyone here is "looking down" on anyone that doesn't use fluro. Heck, I didn't believe in it either at first. Some might believe it works better (in some cases), and not buy it. Who cares? I don't

    I just wanted to share my experiences with the stuff, and eliminate the myth that it is so expensive. It isn't if you buy it @ 250 yrds a pop. Maybe there are some new guys on here that only see the 30 yrd spools for $20 at the pro shops.

    Use steel cable if it works for you, I don't care...
     
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    GAT Dumbfounded

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    That would be Maxima....
     
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  11. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    only because Maxima underrates it's mono. One could say "Maxima is large for it's posted weight".
     
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    GAT Dumbfounded

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    We call it "cable".
     
  13. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    I think it's Marketing spindoctoring.
     
  14. Peyton00

    Peyton00 Active Member

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    I just got back from 2 rivers, a stream and a local lake. The fish that i landed, after being intensely waterboarded, didn't give 2 shits if the line was mono, floro, or heavy gauge cable. They DID care that the bug was presented in such a way which they felt comfortable enough to eat it!
    BTW, they didn't care about the type of knot utilized either.
     
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    Hah! I bet the fish do care what brand of rod you're using! :D

    (I use Maxima for casting my heavy bass bugs... it works quite well for that...and making weed guards)
     
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