Plastic decoy line

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  1. Sunklands

    Sunklands Senior Refuge Member

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    Last year I bought 3 dozen mallard and 1 dozen gray duck decoys. I used a 2' Texas rig that I made myself from Greenhead Gear decoy line, 3oz egg weights, and GHG crimps. Though Texas rigged I had them in decoy bags in my equipment shed, so that dirt daubers wouldn't n'est on them. When I took them out of the bags today, a lot of the lines had broken at the bend, beside the crimps. I'm going to restring them, so what's a better polymer line I can use?
     
  2. Montauker

    Montauker Elite Refuge Member

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    400lb monofilament
     
  3. GUNNERX2

    GUNNERX2 Elite Refuge Member

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    For PVC line there is only one choice and that is Tanglefree, green not clear. The other choice would be clear mono in either 200# or 400# with 400# being optimal. Nothing else will work reliably.
     
  4. River Duck

    River Duck Refuge Member

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    Look up SNL corp. They carry some solid stuff
     
  5. Pirogue

    Pirogue Senior Refuge Member

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    ^^^^^ This !!!! Just did 30 dozen myself.

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  6. Ringbill

    Ringbill Elite Refuge Member Flyway Manager

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    I've been using GENUINE Tanglefree green cord for over 4 decades now.
    Premium price, but a premium quality line.

    Ringbill
     
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  7. CountryRN

    CountryRN Refuge Member

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    I use heavy duty are weed eater cord called Gatorline. It comes in a 600 ft role from Amazon for $29. I cut it to length and use crimps from tractor supply. The stuff is strong as heck. It works great for my long line drops and Texas rigs.
     
  8. warrenwaterfowler

    warrenwaterfowler Senior Refuge Member

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    I ran out of 400# mono doing mine and used weed whacker line for some.....weed whacker line has held just as long as the 400# mono.
     
  9. Rangerbob

    Rangerbob Senior Refuge Member

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    +1 Good stuff. If you order from them make sure to ask for better shipping rates than what they publish.
     
  10. Fowl-Action

    Fowl-Action Senior Refuge Member

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    I've got most of my drops rigged up with Rig em Right line, I've got three seasons on them and so far none have broke
     

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