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#11423334 - 02/18/16 02:54 PM Braid
etx bankbuster Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 02/03/16
Posts: 2
What's the best color braid for surf fishing? And what pound test do you prefer.

#11424021 - 02/18/16 08:26 PM Re: Braid [Re: etx bankbuster]
seanpwilliams98 Offline

Registered: 07/18/14
Posts: 218
I don't care about color because I always use a mono leader, something that's easier to see. For trout and whiting, 10-15 lb braid will do great. Have a good drag in case you hook up to a strong red or shark. For reds and shark, I have two three reels all with 300m of 60 lb pink braid.
You'll always miss 100% of the shots you don't take.

#11424421 - 02/18/16 11:12 PM Re: Braid [Re: etx bankbuster]
Pat Goff Online   content
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Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 5376
Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
We just throw artificals here 20# power pro never screw with leaders.
Pat Goff
Marble Falls/Seadrift TX

#11480405 - 03/15/16 11:24 PM Re: Braid [Re: etx bankbuster]
mitchmoore01 Offline

Registered: 02/09/16
Posts: 138
Loc: North Texas
I use 20lb, yellow power pro, I tie a leader, but a lot of people use green braid without a leader. I think it's mostly personal preference and confidence in knots. I don't think you could go wrong either way you choose.
Gig'em class of '20
2005 Skeeter ZX225

#11481073 - 03/16/16 10:43 AM Re: Braid [Re: mitchmoore01]
fastpitch Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/03/07
Posts: 500
Loc: Trinity Bay
I use 20# Sufix or PP, green, don't bother with a leader, I just tie it straight on with a loop knot.
The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him their president.

#11481185 - 03/16/16 11:27 AM Re: Braid [Re: etx bankbuster]
_Scooter_ Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/21/08
Posts: 837
Loc: Central Texas
I use Power Pro 30lb in Vermillion Red... Tie straight to the lures unless the water is gin clear- then I use a fluorocarbon or mono leader
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