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Old 05-06-2013, 12:14 PM   #1
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Default Hoping for mid-size shark, how does my gear stack up?

I'll be down in June, and I'm wanting to do some sharking. Here's what I've picked up so far. Is there anything else I need, or anything that's not up to snuff for a 4-6 ft shark?

15" heavy action surf rod
Penn Senator 6/0
80lb Power Pro
200lb Malin single wire steel leader
#1/0 barrel swivels (510lb test)
Mustad 16/0 Circle Hooks
3-5oz pyramid weights
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That's more than enough....
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Awesome. I'm so ready to get down there. I've got a trout fishing trip in the Ozarks next weekend, and then I'll be in Pensacola in a month.
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If i were you id use 7 strand leader. If that single strand kinks. It will break.
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That's more than enough....
Yessir.....I've caught 5-5.5 footers on surf gear.
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If i were you id use 7 strand leader. If that single strand kinks. It will break.
Ive caught many sharks in one night using the same single strand leader. Youll be fine bud
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Ive caught many sharks in one night using the same single strand leader. Youll be fine bud
Good to hear, I went with the single strand so I can just tie a haywire knot and avoid buying thimbles, barrel crimps and a crimper.
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15" rod?
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15" rod?
Derp, I posted the OP from my phone. A 15' rod would probably work out alot better.
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