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Looking for recommendation on lines 4-6 lb BS .. low memory

Roach/Dace/Grayling targeted species in that order.

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Greys g-tec super mainline would check the low stretch tick box. Loved that stuff in 4lb
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Been using Preston reflo for years....cant fault it as a float line or for hooklengths on the river catching silvers.
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I use 5lb Daiwa Hyper Sensor for Big Silvers
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Dave Harrell pro match, the best float fishing line I've ever used.
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Daniel wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 20:04 -
Dave Harrell pro match, the best float fishing line I've ever used.
Just read some reviews Dan ... Highly rated must say
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Stewlaws wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 21:01 -
Daniel wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 20:04 -
Dave Harrell pro match, the best float fishing line I've ever used.
Just read some reviews Dan ... Highly rated must say
It's lovely stuff, and let's face it, if it's good enough for Dave Harrell, one of the best river anglers of all time, it's probably good enough for the rest of us!
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Another fan of Reflo power.
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Daniel wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 21:10 -
Stewlaws wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 21:01 -
Daniel wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 20:04 -
Dave Harrell pro match, the best float fishing line I've ever used.
Just read some reviews Dan ... Highly rated must say
It's lovely stuff, and let's face it, if it's good enough for Dave Harrell, one of the best river anglers of all time, it's probably good enough for the rest of us!


Dont ever believe the publicity.
Sponsored anglers use what they like/catches best, what their sponsors give them goes to friends unless its something really special when they might just think about using it.
A sponsored anglers are basically field trialing a product. Even those fully employed dont want to spend their time using something that doesn't catch or keeps failing.
Yes Ive been sponsored.

For a unique reel line look no further than FloCast by Ultima, a line that was constructed to float and by golly it did that and then some.
Nobody else made it and because it couldnt be copied many with ulterior motives rubbished it. Unfortunatly if didnt stand up to hard fishing and is now discontinued.
Im using it today, from my old stock!

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Mike J wrote: Fri Nov 12 2021 12:07 -
Daniel wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 21:10 -
Stewlaws wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 21:01 -
Daniel wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 20:04 -
Dave Harrell pro match, the best float fishing line I've ever used.
Just read some reviews Dan ... Highly rated must say
It's lovely stuff, and let's face it, if it's good enough for Dave Harrell, one of the best river anglers of all time, it's probably good enough for the rest of us!


Dont ever believe the publicity.
Sponsored anglers use what they like/catches best, what their sponsors give them goes to friends unless its something really special when they might just think about using it.
A sponsored anglers are basically field trialing a product. Even those fully employed dont want to spend their time using something that doesn't catch or keeps failing.
Yes Ive been sponsored.

For a unique reel line look no further than FloCast by Ultima, a line that was constructed to float and by golly it did that and then some.
Nobody else made it and because it couldnt be copied many with ulterior motives rubbished it. Unfortunatly if didnt stand up to hard fishing and is now discontinued.
Im using it today, from my old stock!

.
Sponsored Mike? Without ever having to produce a picture? Who sponsored you, Stevie Wonder?? 😁
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The Dremnan Feeder line is low stretch and very durable Stew.
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Mike J wrote: Fri Nov 12 2021 12:07 -
Daniel wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 21:10 -
Stewlaws wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 21:01 -
Daniel wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 20:04 -
Dave Harrell pro match, the best float fishing line I've ever used.
Just read some reviews Dan ... Highly rated must say
It's lovely stuff, and let's face it, if it's good enough for Dave Harrell, one of the best river anglers of all time, it's probably good enough for the rest of us!


Dont ever believe the publicity.
Sponsored anglers use what they like/catches best, what their sponsors give them goes to friends unless its something really special when they might just think about using it.
A sponsored anglers are basically field trialing a product. Even those fully employed dont want to spend their time using something that doesn't catch or keeps failing.
Yes Ive been sponsored.

For a unique reel line look no further than FloCast by Ultima, a line that was constructed to float and by golly it did that and then some.
Nobody else made it and because it couldnt be copied many with ulterior motives rubbished it. Unfortunatly if didnt stand up to hard fishing and is now discontinued.
Im using it today, from my old stock!

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Dave Harrell does use his own products, as do a great deal of the regular match anglers fishing similar venues to Dave, and he doesn't really do publicity, he lets the product do the talking.

I've used many of them for some time, and I'm happy to put my own neck on the block and recommend them.
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I'd go for good old maxima, especially for the grayling as you're likely to hook into a good trout and it's pretty abrasion resistant. I've lost quite a few good perch using Preston Refo, as after several good fish (perch) it wears out near the hook, so I'd never use it nowadays if I knew trout or perch to be in the water. But it's very good for silvers!
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I'm guilty of looking at recommended products then reading every review I can find ... My nights are spent looking at reviews prior to ordering most things ..went for the DH line to try in 3lb BS fyi
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Daniel wrote: Fri Nov 12 2021 14:51 -
Mike J wrote: Fri Nov 12 2021 12:07 -
Daniel wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 21:10 -
Stewlaws wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 21:01 -
Daniel wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 20:04 -
Dave Harrell pro match, the best float fishing line I've ever used.
Just read some reviews Dan ... Highly rated must say
It's lovely stuff, and let's face it, if it's good enough for Dave Harrell, one of the best river anglers of all time, it's probably good enough for the rest of us!


Dont ever believe the publicity.
Sponsored anglers use what they like/catches best, what their sponsors give them goes to friends unless its something really special when they might just think about using it.
A sponsored anglers are basically field trialing a product. Even those fully employed dont want to spend their time using something that doesn't catch or keeps failing.
Yes Ive been sponsored.

For a unique reel line look no further than FloCast by Ultima, a line that was constructed to float and by golly it did that and then some.
Nobody else made it and because it couldnt be copied many with ulterior motives rubbished it. Unfortunatly if didnt stand up to hard fishing and is now discontinued.
Im using it today, from my old stock!

.
Dave Harrell does use his own products, as do a great deal of the regular match anglers fishing similar venues to Dave, and he doesn't really do publicity, he lets the product do the talking.

I've used many of them for some time, and I'm happy to put my own neck on the block and recommend them.

That will do for me.
If it works for Stew I will certainly be happy to give it a try.
Apart from Ultima Ive also tried Drennan, 16lb X8 braid on my 'pin.
For distance waggler on a fixed spool I tried Tubertini which proved excellent except I couldn't see it against leafy backgrounds.
In the strong flow the Ultima held up with fish to nearly two yest, not bad for a line nearly ten years old.

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Spooled up 300 m and first impression is extremely low memory ...out this week on the redfin's
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Chris Hammond wrote: Fri Nov 12 2021 14:14 -
Mike J wrote: Fri Nov 12 2021 12:07 -
Daniel wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 21:10 -
Stewlaws wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 21:01 -
Daniel wrote: Thu Nov 11 2021 20:04 -
Dave Harrell pro match, the best float fishing line I've ever used.
Just read some reviews Dan ... Highly rated must say
It's lovely stuff, and let's face it, if it's good enough for Dave Harrell, one of the best river anglers of all time, it's probably good enough for the rest of us!


Dont ever believe the publicity.
Sponsored anglers use what they like/catches best, what their sponsors give them goes to friends unless its something really special when they might just think about using it.
A sponsored anglers are basically field trialing a product. Even those fully employed dont want to spend their time using something that doesn't catch or keeps failing.
Yes Ive been sponsored.

For a unique reel line look no further than FloCast by Ultima, a line that was constructed to float and by golly it did that and then some.
Nobody else made it and because it couldnt be copied many with ulterior motives rubbished it. Unfortunatly if didnt stand up to hard fishing and is now discontinued.
Im using it today, from my old stock!

.
Sponsored Mike? Without ever having to produce a picture? Who sponsored you, Stevie Wonder?? 😁
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Post by SamG »

Maxima for me as well.
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Post by Stewlaws »

Fyi ... Bought the DH line to try on pro match and not disappointed, had a few chub and some nice roach , been on the spool for a week plus now and zero memory. Definitely recommend. Mine is on 3lb BS
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