cheap snapper combo and braid options

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Re: cheap snapper combo and braid options

Post by purple5ive » Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:54 pm

aeb870 wrote:Can't comment on Karikai braid as I've never used it, but tried loads of other brands and found power pro to be my favourite. I've never had any issues with it and it's hassle free, doesn't get tangled like other braid brands.

It is a little noisier and somewhat rough textured but in terms of performance it can't be faulted.
Thanks , bit too late for now, but ill keep it in mind for next time.
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Post by smile0784 » Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:52 am

purple5ive wrote:ok, so got 2 of the shimano outfits for $99, might pickup some elcheapo glass outfits to run mono.

what sort of mono line do you guys recomend
Make sure your brain doesnt over load when you cach all the fish on shimano gear lol

Otherwise good buy welcome to the team

I wouldnt go below 15lb just because of bycatch of a gummy or a big snapper or ray

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Re: cheap snapper combo and braid options

Post by yepi'mon » Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:30 am

smile0784 wrote:
purple5ive wrote:ok, so got 2 of the shimano outfits for $99, might pickup some elcheapo glass outfits to run mono.

what sort of mono line do you guys recomend
Make sure your brain doesnt over load when you cach all the fish on shimano gear lol

Otherwise good buy welcome to the team

I wouldnt go below 15lb just because of bycatch of a gummy or a big snapper or ray
I would second that. All our setup's are 15lb minimum and we are yet to (crosses fingers) break a line.

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Re: cheap snapper combo and braid options

Post by purple5ive » Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:40 am

smile0784 wrote:
purple5ive wrote:ok, so got 2 of the shimano outfits for $99, might pickup some elcheapo glass outfits to run mono.

what sort of mono line do you guys recomend
Make sure your brain doesnt over load when you cach all the fish on shimano gear lol

Otherwise good buy welcome to the team

I wouldnt go below 15lb just because of bycatch of a gummy or a big snapper or ray
hahaha i feel Dirty already just by looking at it in the shed lolll..
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Re: cheap snapper combo and braid options

Post by purple5ive » Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:40 am

yepi'mon wrote:
smile0784 wrote:
purple5ive wrote:ok, so got 2 of the shimano outfits for $99, might pickup some elcheapo glass outfits to run mono.

what sort of mono line do you guys recomend
Make sure your brain doesnt over load when you cach all the fish on shimano gear lol

Otherwise good buy welcome to the team

I wouldnt go below 15lb just because of bycatch of a gummy or a big snapper or ray
I would second that. All our setup's are 15lb minimum and we are yet to (crosses fingers) break a line.
ok thanks, i will stick with 15 or 20 max. cheers
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Re: cheap snapper combo and braid options

Post by smile0784 » Mon Sep 04, 2017 9:23 pm

Do you have braid?



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Post by purple5ive » Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:02 pm

yeah i got braided line with the shimano deal, the shimano karikai braid 20lb.
i will run that on 2 outfits and 2 others will be mono, thats the plan at this stage anyway.
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Re: cheap snapper combo and braid options

Post by cobby » Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:37 pm

12-15lb. You're only fishing the Gay bay. There's no tidal influence to aid rays, and most gummys are small. Save the kairiki braid for squid/surf spinning/whatever

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Post by purple5ive » Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:03 pm

ive got to cater for the deckys with almost no experince thats why i went with 20lb..
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Post by smile0784 » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:35 pm

purple5ive wrote:ive got to cater for the deckys with almost no experince thats why i went with 20lb..
You could use them for pinkies rods at westenport where i fish. 20 lb would be good.
I have a mate that has 15lb braid on light rod for westenport but i thinkits a touch light if you get a buy catch.



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