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    mike smith Guest

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    i have just spooled up my new reels with white maxima line and i finding very few and not at all bites.my wife was using my old reels and was having a great day could this line be spooking the fish.

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    hi mike donot like white line on coasre reels as it stands out in the water. The best i have found is black or dark green

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    John McLaren Guest

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    It depends what you mean by white. There are some lines that appear white on the spool but are translucent and they should not cause fish to spook. I use Maxima Chameleon which has a brownish colour that does seem to blend very well in the water but

    I have not come across the variety you refer to. If your line really is white bin it (or take up sea fishing!) and revert to the standard Maxima.

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    Jason Lennon Guest

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    I will back up what John has said. I am a river man myself, although I do do a spot of pond fishing every now & again.
    I swear by Maxima Chameleon - it's relatively cheap, blends in with the water well, but most importantly it easily equals more expensive lines as far as abrasion resistance goes. I have three spools for my reel 3lb,5lb & 8lb - all Maxima Chameleon. The best value for your hard earned cash in my opinion.

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    mike smith Guest

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    thanks all sorry i emailed u instead of replying here.
    i will try the cameleon its sounds a good all round line thanks

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    Tony O'dell Guest

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    Drennan Specimen Plus is also a very good line...many have stated this is same line as maxima but without a slightly different dye used on the line. If i remember rightly it is a bit cheaper as well.

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    mike smith Guest

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    thanks tony will have a good browse when im next in the tackle shop

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