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    is 60# breaded strong enough to catch decent size sharks (3-5ft) #7740
    09/09/12 09:03 PM
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    im using 60# breaded strong enough to get some decent size shark (3-5ft). also using lure line at the bottom, got 3 of them 40# and breaded them together myself to make it stronger. will this work or will the shark just snap this.

    Re: is 60# breaded strong enough to catch decent size sharks (3-5ft) [Re: Ben] #7871
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    Ben I catch lots of Black Tip and Spinner Sharks up to 6 feet on 30lb braid on a 6000 size spinning reel. I use a 100lb swivel to connect the 30lb to a 125lb monofilament leader. I prefer mono over steel...I think I get more hook ups.
    Hope this helps!


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    Re: is 60# breaded strong enough to catch decent size sharks (3-5ft) [Re: Capt.JesseKaren] #8374
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    Why is mono better than steel?


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    Re: is 60# breaded strong enough to catch decent size sharks (3-5ft) [Re: Murrydog] #8383
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    sometimes sharks get a little lock-jawed around steel, as it is more visible in the water vs mono, especially 7 strand. At night this isn't really a problem, or in deep waters. But fishing from shore or a boat in shallow water during the day you might end up with more hits on heavy mono rather than wire.

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