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Old 03-13-2019, 08:19 PM
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I was about to suggest that exact combo. That should do you very well for most fish. I spooled mine with 50LB braid, then about 30' of Mono on top for a leader. I change the leader depending on the needs and condition. I am sure from time to time you will find that big guy that you will be under gunned. But with that setup, you can put a lot of drag on them. and have plenty of line, which should give you plenty of time to get the boat moving and follow the fish.