Berkley® Trilene XL® Smooth Casting™ Line - Filler Spools
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- Resists twists and kinks
- Sensitive to feel structure and strikes
- Incredible strength for confidence and control
- Ideal for wide variety of baits and techniques
Berkley's Trilene XL Smooth Casting Line is an excellent all-purpose mono line that combines incredible handling with exceptional strength for trouble-free fishing. Famous for its super limpness, low memory, smooth handling, and toughness, this easy-casting Trilene XL Line's unique formula also ensures less line twisting, fewer kinks, minimal backlashes, and superior abrasion resistance.
Rated 3 out of 5 by 6
Rated 3 out of 5 by RiverBrown Descent
This stuff is good for the first two hours of use. Actually, it is tough as nails. I used it today for trout( 4#), ad got hung up in the rocks. This stuff held up as my bead broke, and the swivel embedded itself into the worm weight. Second time it has done this in a few years. Downside is, doesn't remain strong long. I fish it for a couple hours at a time then re-spool. It tends to wilt and not hold knots after it has been in the water long. I like it for Carolina rigging trout worms.
February 25, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Modivator Great Line
I have had no issues with this product. The line is supple and casts well. No kinks or wind knots.
December 15, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Gots What happened?
I've used Berkley Trilene XL for over 30 years. I always had NO problems with this product. I just bought a spool of 12 lb. line. Very hard to spool up with the new line holder grooves despite putting tape over them. Then I snapped off a $15 lure on a hook set. I've been using 8 lb. and thought 12 lb. would be hard to break. Not sure what they did but will not buy another spool of the "new improved" line until I'm desparate.
September 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
by AJHauser My Favorite Mono
This is my absolute favorite mono... here's why:
THE GOOD: This line has been around for some time. It is very manageable, it has low memory - and I know everyone SAYS that about their product, but this is for real - and it is pretty strong. I have found it to be very reliable, I get great knot strength with it, and have no problem tying fluorocarbon leaders direct with back-to-back uni knots.
THE BAD: It's not as strong as other lines of the same pound test, which is probably due to the smaller diameter - but that smaller diameter results in lower line memory, so it's a trade off.
If you spool up properly you won't have any issues.
THE VERDICT: Even though we are barraged by new superlines that "do everything", there are still many reasons to use mono in a lot of fishing situations. Trilene XL is an inexpensive, exceptional product that has given me consistent results for years. Walleye or bass, spinning or baitcast - when I buy mono, this is it. Period.
July 25, 2013
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