Power Pro EZ Spool White colors 150 yds 100 lb

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> Spool directly from the box
> Built-in cutter
> Package protects remaining line
> Arbor tape included
> Color of cartridge matches line color
Arbor
1
2
Free arbor tape clipped to the EZ Spool cartridge
Open
1. Wrap around barrel 3 or 4 times then tie simple over-
plastic
Tear off
hand knot around standing line.
flaps and
to expose
2. Tie a 2 or 3 turn overhand knot into the tag end.
thread line
cutter
3. Cinch down to tighten. Trim tag.
through holes,
close flaps for containment
3
4
After line
is spooled
up, use
Apply tension with knees to spool
cutter to cut line
up PowerPro® line into spool
Braided from 100% Spectra® Fiber
* PowerPro® is a registered trademark of Shimano American Corporation.
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Colors
PowerPro® can be used in
Most people choose color based on personal preferences, but for
all situations an angler
fishermen, color is a necessity. Each application requires a specific
may encounter. With this
color line. Anglers decide on the color lure they will throw, and should
technique, anglers do not
also be selective with the color of line to use in each application.
have to sacrifice sensitivi-
ty, strength and abrasion
Green This color is ideal for water types ranging from glacial and
resistance like they had to when
high run off river systems to all oceanic regions of the world. Green is
fishing straight monofilament was
also suited for fishing in clear lakes to lakes that have large algae
their only option.
blooms. Because green is similar to many bio organisms, it will
“blend-in” to the background of the typical surroundings with which a
Spinning Reels
fish is familiar.
Over the years, many anglers have asked us about
PowerPro® on spinning reels. The overwhelming question was,
Yellow/White These two colors are designed for applications
“PowerPro® works per fectly on my baitcast reel…but how will it per form
where a high visibility line is necessary. It is typical for anglers to use
on my spinning reel?” It will per form beautifully. Because of PowerPro’s
a short fluorocarbon leader with Hi-Viz lines, especially in clear
Enhanced Body TechnologyTM (EBT), you will feel the line simply glide off
waters. The angler is able to accomplish the goal of having a line that
of your spinning reel and through your guides giving you casting dis-
is invisible to fish that are close to the bait or lure by adding fluoro-
tance like never before. PowerPro® will outper form monofilament and
carbon. Yellow and White PowerPro® applications range from Bobber
other super lines because of the EBT process. Spinning reels equipped
fishing the rivers of the Great North West to Fly-lining sardines and
with the propulsion® Line Management System are ideal for use with
anchovies along the California coast; fishing the lakes and rivers of
PowerPro® as the small loops thrown off the spool minimize backlash,
our Nation’s central regions for bass, walleye and catfish to targeting
loops and tangles. For the best PowerPro® spinning reel experience look
Fluke and Stripers in the North East; pelagic fisherman looking for
for Propulsion® equipped spinning reels that also utilize the
better spread management on the troll to inshore fisherman targeting
Aero Wrap® II Oscillation for the best line lay possible.
Snook, redfish and trout. High visibility lines can be used in all appli-
cations.
Spooling your Reel
All braided lines need to be spooled in a specific manner. Because of
Red In recent years there has been a craze among fisherman to use
PowerPro’s incredibly thin diameter and limited stretch, it is very impor-
Red line. But Why? The logic behind this trend is based largely on the
tant that your PowerPro® line is packed tightly on your reel. When a
color spectrum in water. Since shades of red are the first color to
braided line is first put onto your reel, ideally you should place a small
fade, it is thought that by using red colored line, the angler’s line will
piece of arbor tape (or electrical tape) onto the spool itself. The tape
“disappear” underwater. Truth be told, Red does not disappear but in
prevents the spool from slipping underneath your line. (TIP: If you do
fact turns to a shade of Gray. This gray tone will help to blend the line
not use a few wraps of monofilament or tape as backing, the PowerPro
in to the background and become much less visible to most fish that
will actually slip on the spool giving you the illusion that the reel has no
swim. The color red will completely fade out at a depth of 14 feet.
drag). Once the tape is in place, wrap your PowerPro® around the spool
Therefore, when targeting fish in depths of 20 feet or greater, Red
2-4 times. Next tie a “uni” knot and tighten around the spool. By wrap-
Line is ideal. Whether you are deep cranking for bass; trolling for lake
ping the line around the spool 2-4 times, combined with the arbor tape,
trout, walleye or salmon; to bottom fishing in deep rivers…Red
this will insure that your line will never slip on the spool. When braided
PowerPro® should be on your reel.
line is being wound onto the reel, be sure to add pressure to your spool
of PowerPro® to guarantee that the line is being packed tightly. Once
Fluorocarbon Leader
you are finished spooling up your reel, use your thumb to press down
Fluorocarbon leaders are used regularly in conjunction with
on the line on your spool. If it feels soft, you may need to re-spool your
PowerPro®. The specific applications where a fluorocarbon leader is
line and apply more pressure. However, if you press down and the line
used range from Fly-lining baits for Pelagics to tournament bass fish-
feels hard, then your line is packed tightly on the spool and you are
erman drop-shotting in clear lakes. By utilizing a Fluorocarbon Leader,
ready to go fishing!
Size
Dia.
Approx.
100
150
300
500
1500
3000
(lb. Test)
(in.) Mono Equiv.
Yds.
Yds.
Yds.
Yds.
Yds.
Yds.
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5
>.005
>1
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
Bulk
Double Bulk
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8
.005
1
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
Bulk
Double Bulk
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10
.006
2
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
Bulk
Double Bulk
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15
.008
4
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
Bulk
Double Bulk
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20
.009
6
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
Bulk
Double Bulk
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30
.011
8
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
Bulk
Double Bulk
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40
.012
10
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
Bulk
Double Bulk
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50
.014
12
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
Bulk
Double Bulk
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65
.016
16
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
EZ Spool
Std. Box
Bulk
Double Bulk
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80
.017
18
N/A
EZ Spool
Std. Box
Std. Box
Bulk
Double Bulk
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100
.018
20
N/A
EZ Spool
Std. Box
Std. Box
Bulk
Double Bulk
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150
.022
30
N/A
N/A
Std. Box
Std. Box
Bulk
Double Bulk
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200
.030
50
N/A
N/A
N/A
Std. Box
Bulk
Double Bulk
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250
.035
80
N/A
N/A
N/A
Std. Box
Bulk
Double Bulk
Color Availability: MOSS GREEN • HI-VIS YELLOW • WHITE • PHANTOM RED
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Document Outline

  • Shimano_2010_Catalog 252.pdf
  • Shimano_2010_Catalog 253.pdf