Outside of the mono running line discussion, I agree completely with Sean and have not found a better beach running line than the one he pointed out, the Airflo tactical. During early trials, I could not stop telling Tim Rajeff how much that intermediate running line rocked on the beach.
I told him it lays in the basket like a faithful dog and sets the hook at two-handed cast distance on the first strip.
I hear it's available in different diams as well, gotta look into that for other applications. The core is braided tighter resulting in incredible performance and unnoticable levels of stretch.
The only superior aspect of mono that I've noticed is when the wind is down (minimizing basket problems), and I am not running after pods the slickshooter cuts the current much nicer in rips like Big Girl Bar and the South Monomoy Tip Rip.
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