What Line Is Most Effective For Crappie, Walleye, Perch, Pike, Bluegill, Muskie, Sturgeon and Bass?

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If you’re looking for a successful days fishing, it’s very important to arrive at the lake with the correct equipment. The majority of advanced anglers have different varieties of equipment and accessories to use when fishing for a specific type of fish, one of those being the type of line.
 
As a general rule of using specific fishing line, 2 to 8-pound test line is used to fish for smaller fish and 14-20-pound test line for larger fish. If you use the wrong line, it may reduce the chances of landing the fish. Every fish is slightly different and therefore the effectiveness of the pound test line varies from fish to fish. The chart below gives you an insight in to what line works best when fishing for Americas most popular fish.


Specie of Fish
Most Effective Pound Test Line
Crappie
2-6lb
Walleye
4-6lb
Perch
2-6lb
Pike
14-20lb
Bluegill
2-4lb
Muskie
14-20+lb
Sturgeon
14-20+lb
Largemouth Bass
10-16+lb


I have always used 2 types of brand when it comes to buying ice fishing line.
Spiderwire Stealth is used when I fish for smaller fish as I use their braid line and for larger fish I use the Fluorocarbon Line by Seaguar Invizx.

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