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i am new to surfcasting and need advice on line. i will be fishing for stripers up to 50lbs, with live bait mostly, using a 12ft

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  • i am new to surfcasting and need advice on line. i will be fishing for stripers up to 50lbs, with live bait mostly, using a 12ft

    i am new to surfcasting and need advice on line. i will be fishing for stripers up to 50lbs, with live bait mostly, using a 12ft heavy spinning outfit. should i be using mono or a braided line? and what test would be heavy enough for this style of fishing? 30lb, 40lb, 50lb test?? im in a rural area and have to order it in, so i want something that will work. thanks

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    30lb Power Pro Braid, should do the trick.

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    • #3
      Not sure about surf casting. But we use 30,50 lb. mono line on fresh water fish here in Ark.

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      • #4
        where im stuck on this one is this...line flexabilty and maximum casting distance. surf casting around here requires a large weight (4-6oz) and a whole squid or mackeral strip(4-6 oz).to get maximum casting distance which would be best? the flexible stretch of mono or a no stretch braid? distance is in the75-100 yard range.i would prefer braided line for its no stretch hooksetting, but distance very critical on my beaches.

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        • #5
          i would go with 50-65 pound test it always sam then srry the probalm is braid is pricy

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          • #6
            Originally posted by yungdeerslayer View Post
            i would go with 50-65 pound test it always sam then srry the probalm is braid is pricy
            you can find your best fishing line here: http://bestfishinglines.com/

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            • #7
              I think you should use <a href="http://bestfishinglines.com/">braid line</a>.

              and for you can read review to select you line at here:http://bestfishinglines.com

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