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    What's the best type of wire line to use? I have read about single strand and monel but not sure of which to use.any help would be great.

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    Wow I figured there would be some responces

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    Quote Originally Posted by zipper View Post
    What's the best type of wire line to use? I have read about single strand and monel but not sure of which to use.any help would be great.
    You have to forgive my fishing friends. They are still hibernating. Most of the captains I know run 12 lb. SS as do I. It is not my method of choice to present lures but there are times when that is the only thing working and that is running out 350' to a swivel and a leader to a snap. Choice of lures is another whole ballgame. FYI: Spring is only a few days away and warm breezes and calm waters will soon follow.

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    I use American Fishing Wire (AFW) single strand 15 lbs test. I run 250 ft and figure that get the lure an additional 20 ft down. I find any wire over 15 lbs test is to stiff and hard to let out.

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