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Hey, Anyone tried that Vanish Transition line by Berkley? let me know how it is, thinking about buying some.
 

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I use it as a leader for my lindy rigs when Im up in Canada. I've caught a TON of fish this way so I'd definately recommend it. If Im going to spool an entire reel with fluorcarbon i like Berkleys new 100% fluorocarbon line. I only like vanish for leader material.
 

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I picked up some vanish transitions a few years ago with some rebate deal that berkley was offering. I liked it as much as regular berkley vanish. I did not think it was worth the extra $5 for the kind of fishing that I do for the line to turn gold in the sun.

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I love it. I use it a lot, especially for soft plastic and jig fishing, when line watching is important. I have become a big beleiver in Flourocarbon, for it's density (sinks), invisibility, and it's semsitivity. So, I figure if I am going to utilize all those properties, why not up my chances by being able to see the line better also, as for the most part, I am soft plastic or jig fishing anyhow. I usually use the Gold, and this year I am trying the red.
 

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Vanish for leader material is excellent!! I bought flour(transition) last year and didn't really like it at all, they way it comes off the spool and it's knot ability I didn't like it too much. I'm a power pro man ALL the time and I love it!!!
 

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i thought the VANISH was awful as a regular line on a spinning reel or baitcaster.

last year i threw exclsusively braid, now i switched to 100% trilene fluoro. its definitely nice but once you get over 15lb test it will start to fly off your baitcaster. i have some heavy stuff on for my jig rod but thinking i may just go back to braid with it since it hops off. gonna try some line conditioner first cuz i do like how it disappears and sinks.
 

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I agree with most....
The Vanish line makes a good leader when fishing clear water. But as a main line, it has some weaknesses.
I also like the new 100% Fluorocarbon from Berkely for a main line. It is a much better product.
 

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I had good luck with the transition. If you are a line watcher this stuff is great. My only problem was using it on overcast days or low-light, the line disappears so its hard to see your line. Otherwise no problems.
 

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I use Transition almost exclusively on my spinning outfits. I agree with Slayer about the heavier # line though. I'm spooled up with 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12# right now. Tried 17# in Canada 2 years ago on spinning gear and was not happy with it. I wouldn't even think about putting it on a casting reel. For that it's Power Pro and nothing else for me with a Fluoro leader.
 

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If you believe the hype, the new flourcarbons are head and shoulders above the older ones. Many pros are now using it for all of their fishing, not just leader material. I am going to try it this year. I got some 6 and 8 lb test.
 

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I have 6lb spooled up on a jigging rod - not bad stuff, but still has some memory and will kink at first but over time seems to get better. Probably the mono I would go with if I wanted an all floro setup.
 
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