I typically fish PowerPro 30# on baitcasters and PowerPro 20# on my spinning reels. Only reason for the reduction to 20# is my spinning reels are only used for topwater. 30# is a small enough diameter that it acts like a 12# mono of the reel, but is incredibly durable. This big yellow cat maxed out the Boga Grip's 30# scale like it was nothing! Fought him for half an hour with several long runs and muscled him up. The PowerPro had a little rub on it, but wasn't even close to breaking!
Capt. Craig Copeland
2013 Nautic Star 2110 Shallow Bay Boat
Humminbird HELIX 12 CHIRP MEGA SI GPS G2N
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