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I just pick up a 7000 and it's real nice. What size line and how much can I put on it? Thanks for any help here. I use 6500's and with 30lb. line on those.
 

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Congratulations on the New Reel Danny. As far as what line to put on the reel You have several selections that work Great,Some are Big Game 30/50 pound test or you might also choose Braid, I personly like Braid,Power Pro 50/80 pound test and use a Mono backer first and then put your braid on. I also use a mono shock leader on the braid. Good luck the 7000 is a Wench and cast great.Others will be along shortly with more choices. Hope this helps. Your Iowa Brother.Long Live the BOC. J.D.:smile2:
 

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JD gave you some good, advice, have 5, 7000 and like them all, don't think you can go wrong with them stout and hold quite a bit of line, I run 40 lb, big game solar or andy. also like power pro. braid.
Jim
 

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Congrats on a nice reel! Good advice above. I'd go with 30-50# mono depending on where I'm fishing. IMO, 40# Big Game would be perfect for it.
 

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Congrats on the new 7000. Great reel and you will love it more each time out. You have been given some good advice on line. I use line type and style according to the size fish I'm targeting.
 

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Congrats on the new 7000 Abu reel! I personally like using #20 berkley big game on mine or Cajun red #20 on it. Holds plenty of line and casts great. My 7000 c3 is the older red model and still works like new. Great reels. You made a smart purchase. Great job!!

Good luck fishing this year!!:big_smile::big_smile:

Mark..
 

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Nice reel bro! Hope you catch a hog on it.:wink:
 

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The 7000 series is my favorite! I have.....several of them. Put on a mono backing as already stated and then fill it full of 50-80 lb. Power Pro. Set the spool tension where you can just barely discern a tiny amount of sideplay. I run 2 or 3 brake blocks and throw 4-6 ozs. of weight and use them on Tiger Ugly rods, Catfish Safari Flathead rods, and 4 different 10 foot surf rods. Man, the things cast like rockets! Fish on! Doug
 
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