What is the sink rate for lead core line?
The colors on the lead-core line will allow you to do that. Realistically, you can figure that for every color of lead core (10 yards) you put in the water it will sink five feet if you are trolling at an average speed of 2.0 to 2.5 mph.
How far down does lead core line go per color?
Standard leadcore dives on average 5-feet per color, with the Advanced leadcore diving to 7-feet per color. The result is more depth per less units of line, but either way, consider putting on a full-core. Leadcore line is marked by a different color every 10 yards, so a full-core would be 10-colors, or 100 yards.
How long is a leader on the lead core line?
In some rivers, guys shorten the leader to about the length of the rod. Others routinely use leaders twice the length of their rod. In the clear waters of Francis Case, I run leaders of 30 feet. The easiest way to attach a leader to lead core or backing to lead core is to use two Uni Knots, back to back.
Can you jig with lead core?
Lead-core advantages The most obvious is lead core’s ability to take crankbaits deep when trolling with very little line.
How do you use lead core line?
To do this, simply bend the line back and forth in the same spot until you feel the lead break. Then just slide it out and you have a nice section of regular braided line to tie your knots with. I then tie on a small snap on the end of the leader to make swapping lures quick and easy!
Can you cast lead core fishing line?
Leadcore is best spooled on an oversized bait-casting reel using Dacron backing – the same stuff as fly-fishing line backing. Leadcore is very visible in the water, which can be a problem when you’re fishing clear water or nearly clear water.
How tall is sufix performance lead core line?
Sufix Performance Lead Core Line is popular for use in the Great Lakes when targeting walleye and other game fish species. At trolling speeds of 0.5 mph to 1.8 mph while using a ten foot monofilament leader, each line color section will dive approximately five feet. I’ve been fishing suffix lead core for as long as I can remember.
Which is thinner TUF line or other lead core lines?
Anglers can check the claims that Tuf Line’s Lead Core is thinner than other lead core lines as they provide the diameters for each test. They also give the line’s true breaking strength along with its monofilament equal. Have a look at the details below: 12 LB Test (18 LB True Break): 0.662 (MM) 0.026 (IN) – 20 LB Mono
How often should TUF lead cores be changed?
With 99.9% true lead, Tuf Line is able to keep the weight up while minimizing the diameter of each line test. As lead core line should be, Tuf Line changes color every ten meters.
Which is the strongest lead core fishing line?
It’s the first to combine both Dyneema® and Gore® performance fibers wrapped around a high density lead core. It dives 30% deeper and is 70% stronger than traditional lead core, and infinitely more sensitive. Available in 12 and 18 pound test and 100 or 200 yard spools.