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Old 08-02-2016, 21:19   #46
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use single strand stainless wire around 70lb problem solved the strand in the multi you are using a too fine and soft
That was my thinking too.
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Re: Lures chewed off again. What to do?

sick--your story reminds me of the time the fishing was so good, we had to hide in the cabin to put the bait on the hook.
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That was my thinking too.
There's a lot of support for single strand. I am persuaded.
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Leader looks like being mauled by propshaft...
I agree it will likely be a gruesome outcome in both cases. Being mauled by a propshaft (with a rope cutter on to boot) and being mauled by the monster of the deep. Here though the line went nowhere near the prop, which was stationary anyway.
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