When you say clear do you mean see threw like mono or silver. If it’s a shiny silver it may cause them to strike the leader which is not good.
You should be able to get plenty during ice season on a few Pocono Lakes.PA, that's interesting, 11 pound test. My 15 lb Surflon is ok but It is definitely not easy to tie nor invisible in any way. I sure like the idea of catching legal sized pickerel. I've only landed one per year thoughI've been bit off by something unseen many times.