Drennan Double Strength

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Re: Drennan Double Strength

Post by Olly » Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:58 pm

Are there 2 Drennan Supplex lines? Mono and Fluoro?

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Re: Drennan Double Strength

Post by Michael » Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:01 pm

Yes, there is.....
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Re: Drennan Double Strength

Post by Duckett » Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:04 pm

After a decade away in the 1990s, I came back to coarse fishing with bait via lure fishing (sea and fresh water) so I default to using fluorocarbon for hook lengths and leaders. Some of the best Japanese ones (Sunline is readily available in the UK) are miles ahead of pre-stretched mono and European/US fluorocarbon. You need to choose and tie your knot with care though.
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Re: Drennan Double Strength

Post by Troydog » Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:37 pm

Maxima is amazing line - used it for many years and it has never let me down. I had my PB Wye carp (16lb 12) at Bishops Meadow on 2lb Maxima. OK the fish just went round in circles for twenty minutes but I still had to lift it through 12 foot of flood water to get it over the net. Yes I have a photo!
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Re: Drennan Double Strength

Post by Match Aerial » Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:58 am

Don't forget that preston reflo stuff is deliberately understated in dia. So to get a true comparison you need to keep this in mind.
Not saying its a bad line. But measure it and see for yourself. Stroft on the other hand is bang on the dia.

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Re: Drennan Double Strength

Post by Storm in a Teacup » Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:07 am

Love maxima for general fishing I have found it very abrasion resistant. DS is a lot better that it used to be (it used to snap while tying the knot) but I would only ever consider it for hook lengths as it has no stretch or abrasion resistance.

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Re: Drennan Double Strength

Post by Mark99 » Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:14 am

Beresford wrote:
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:33 pm
Dreadful stuff. I wouldn't risk fishing with it and am amazed it's still sold. I tried it for both trout fishing and coarse fishing. As noted above it has no resilience at all and has utterly woeful knot strength.
Agree.

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