Size and type of braid - Pensacola Fishing Forum

Go Back   Pensacola Fishing Forum > Offshore Fishing > Offshore Fishing - General Q & A

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-27-2011, 09:58 PM   #1
clw
Member
Ruby Red Lip
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 42
Default Size and type of braid

I am going to but a shimano saragosa 10000F and pair it with a good quality jigging rod. On the heavy end, I will be jigging for Amberjack and Red Snapper. Will hardly ever target tuna. I was going to use Daiwa Saltiga boat braid - my choices are 55 lb or 80 lb. or either 70 lb Daiwa Samurai Accudepth Braid.
The capacity for braid is listed as 400 yards of 50, 220 of 65lb, and 185 of 80. What do you think? Is 55 enough for big reef donkeys or should I give up capacity for the extra poundage?
clw is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 

Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-27-2011, 10:12 PM   #2
Senior Member
Grouper
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: crestview
Posts: 607
Default

i'd put the 50 on it. the saragosa makes what? 17-20 lbs of drag? that's close to a third of the line weight.
bombtosser is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-27-2011, 10:17 PM   #3
Senior Member
Grouper
 
AUtiger01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Daphne, AL
Posts: 617
Default

Wirelessly posted

I believe the Saragosa 10000 is 33lbs of drag. I have 375 yards of 50# power pro with a 40 yard topshot of 30# moimoi.

Last edited by AUtiger01; 04-27-2011 at 10:19 PM.
AUtiger01 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-27-2011, 10:24 PM   #4
clw
Member
Ruby Red Lip
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 42
Default

Are you happy with the power pro. I have always used PP on my smaller inshore reels and have been happy. A lot of posts are putting PP down as newer braids are coming out. I think that the breaking pt on the PP is actually higher than stated whereas the Daiwa is right on the stated.
clw is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-27-2011, 10:26 PM   #5
Senior Member
Grouper
 
AUtiger01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Daphne, AL
Posts: 617
Default

Wirelessly posted

I've never had a problem with PP. Works fine to me.
AUtiger01 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-27-2011, 10:38 PM   #6
Senior Member
Grouper
 
ADRENALINE's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Orange Beach
Posts: 656
Default

65 PP is the way to go.
ADRENALINE is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-27-2011, 10:52 PM   #7
clw
Member
Ruby Red Lip
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 42
Default

65 PP is a good compromise between the 55 and 80. I do like the idea of color changes every 30 yards on the daiwa. I have a long history with PP and have no complaints. Always willing to try something new though.
clw is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-27-2011, 10:54 PM   #8
Senior Member
Grouper
 
AUtiger01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Daphne, AL
Posts: 617
Default

Wirelessly posted

Quote:
Originally Posted by ADRENALINE
65 PP is the way to go.
I agree with Adrenaline for your application. I should have noted that my setup is for casting to Tarpon.
AUtiger01 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-27-2011, 11:09 PM   #9
Senior Member
Trigger
 
ateupwitit's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Biloxi, MS
Posts: 304
Default

I would go with 65lb jerry brown, we used to use PP but after breaking a few times on different reels we quit using it and started using jerry brown and I love the stuff but I'm wanting to put some of the Diawa multi-colored line on my spinning combo for depth purposes but I'm waiting on some reports about it first.

I personally wouldn't use PP if it was free, I've lost and seen some fine fish lost while fishing with PP I've also landed some nice ones too, but I've never forgotten the ones that got away
ateupwitit is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-27-2011, 11:24 PM   #10
clw
Member
Ruby Red Lip
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 42
Default

What is the difference between Jerry Brown and PP. I have to admit that I have not done enough research on the different types of lines and the pros and cons of each.
clw is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Pensacola Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
How Did You Find Us?
Tell us how you heard about Pensacola Fishing Forum.

Log-in



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 2
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.