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    Braid or Dacron

    Rigging up new reels/rods to go deep sea. What is your preference?

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    Re: Braid or Dacron

    Braid doesn't rot like dacron can......
    Braid is better for bottom fishing than dacron.
    Jack.

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    Ausfish Gold Member
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    Mar 2015
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    Kalbarri, WA

    Re: Braid or Dacron

    Braid much thinner than dacron for any given breaking strain, so--more line on any given reel, and if you are bottom fishing, far less drag, so lighter sinkers needed for any given drift. Braid lasts a very long time, and is really not that expensive, unless you start going for the hollow core stuff, which is specialist game fishing gear anyway, for joining a mono topshot to with a splice.

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