Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 122
Rated 3 out of 5 by rockchalk06 Great for backing
I was looking for a cheap mono line to use as backing for expensive fluorocarbon and braid. I wanted something that was very noticeable in appearance and texture, that was completely unlike my main line. This looked very good.
I applied heavy doses of line conditioner to the main spool and while spoiling up. Line memory is very nasty. Nothing I could do to this line would hold down the memory. But, I didn't buy it for a main line so I cant complain to much. I would not recommend it for a main line.
When backing fluorocarbon or braid, this is top notch. Line lays very flat on the spool, making for a great base to start your main line. The red completely disappears. When combining the two lines, if you use a modified albright knot, it lays nice and flat against backing. If you pull fairly hard you can get it to dig in and no humps will result. Again I really like this for a backing. Price is very good and you get decent amounts of line.
Biggest reason I went with a red backing was due to this. If you make an extra long cast or are trolling you can immediately tell how much line is left. For example, when using #12 mono and #30 pound braid, you have approximately 140 yards of line on your line. If you have 100 yards of main line and start to see red, you have appox 30-40 yards of line left.
As for the strength of the line, I hooked into a 4 pound striper trolling and ended up letting out drag coming to and beyond my knot. Both lines and knot held up very well.
As stated before, I would not recomend this as a main line. There are much better quality mono lines on the market, but if your looking for a line to fit the need I needed to fill, this is it.
August 30, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by thecrappiekid Cajun technology at it's best...
I purchased this line in 6# test and it works great. it really does disappear. It has low memory and casts like a bullet. the only problem is that I lost the spool and I only got it on one reel. I will buy more.
June 25, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by BASSHUNTER72437 BEST MONO ON THE MARKET
I JUST RECENTLY SWITCHED TO CAJUN LINE FROM BERKLY FIRE LINE AND POWER PRO. I HAVE IT ON 2 ABU GARCIA BLACK MAX BAIT CASTERS IN 14LB TEST AND I HAVE IT ON AN ABU GARCIA 400I SPINNING COMBO IN 12LB TEST AND THEY ALL DO GREAT. THE 400I IS ONLY RATED FOR 10LB TEST BUT THE 12LB WORKS JUST FINE. IN MY OPINION IT IS EVERY BIT AS TUFF AS ANY BRAID. ON THE 12LB AND THE 14LB I CAN PULL A 14FT BOAT WITH 2 PEOPLE AN ICE CHEST AND 2 TACKLE BOXES WITH AN 18 HORSE NISSAN MOTOR AND THE LINE STILL DOESNT BREAK. IT IS A VERY TUFF LINE AND CAST A MILE ON ANY OF MY REELS. IT HAS A GREAT KNOT STRENGTH. THERE IS NO DOUBT IN MY MIND IF YOU TRY THIS YOU WIL LIKE IT. I WILL NEVER USE ANOTHER BRAID OR ANY OTHER MONO AGAIN. *******GREAT PRODUCT********
June 4, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Chockpish1 Strong line!!!
I've using Cajun red line for years! This line is as tough as they come! But it is supple, great casting distance, great knot strength! It actually does vanish after the first three feet! The only miner problem I have experienced with this line, when it get to be a bit cold, and the water temp drops, it has a tendency to stiffen up, and it gets a bit of memory, but the strength of this line makes up for any short comings it may have!Give it a shot, you'll like it! may not be as sensitive as some of the other lines out there, but it works for me!
April 28, 2012