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Also also the shark add is/was real. I can't find it. It's in the attic at Mom's in OL and FS.
 


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They have a learning curve to tune but it isn’t bad after awhile

They run fine with a BC outfit from the bank (shallow runners) at the Swim Beach in October.

This in orange/yellow:

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Suffix 832 in hi vis green
I feel like the color doesn’t fade as fast as PP and is a more natural color than yellow . I run flouro leaders on my jigging rods. 10# on everything seems to drag enough snags to the surface. Power pro works great too. Both strong even when taking a beating. I hate line twist too so I have the bait shop spool all of my line on the spinning reels. Haven’t used any other braid since switching from fireline.

I do run 15# power pro on my crank rods
 

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Suffix 832 in hi vis green
I feel like the color doesn’t fade as fast as PP and is a more natural color than yellow . I run flouro leaders on my jigging rods. 10# on everything seems to drag enough snags to the surface. Power pro works great too. Both strong even when taking a beating. I hate line twist too so I have the bait shop spool all of my line on the spinning reels. Haven’t used any other braid since switching from fireline.

I do run 15# power pro on my crank rods
IMHO: You don't need the leader bullshit:

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And:

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Preserve the spool. The images of the clips and the swivels need reversed.
 
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Reef runners can be bearcats to tune but can be pretty deadly. Used them a lot up at Tobin.
I hear this a lot but find them easier to tune then other cranks. Probably because I crank very little until the fall and then my experience is very similar to eyexer’s posts
 

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They run fine with a BC outfit from the bank (shallow runners) at the Swim Beach in October.

This in orange/yellow:

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Those don’t typically go out of tune due to the location of the eyelet
 

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I hear this a lot but find them easier to tune then other cranks. Probably because I crank very little until the fall and then my experience is very similar to eyexer’s posts
The little tuning tool they make for them is really nice but of course I lost mine very soon lol. So I just use my teeth lol
 


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IMHO: You don't need the leader bullshit:

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And:

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You don’t want to use barrel swivels on the line with cranks. Especially running them deep. Just tie the line straight to a duo fast snap.
 

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IMHO: You don't need the leader bullshit:

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And:

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Yeah I never used a leader a decade ago and still caught fish, but I never used hi vis line either. Still feel weird using hi vis. It’s so nice for jigging / snap jigging on finicky bites to see the line drop and hit slack.
 


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Yeah I never used a leader a decade ago and still caught fish, but I never used hi vis line either. Still feel weird using hi vis. It’s so nice for jigging / snap jigging on finicky bites to see the line drop and hit slack.
I love the strength/diameter of braid. It's allowed me to treat my spools like fly reels.

I still have an adequately spooled '93ish Zebco USA filled with 6/20 PP (now mostly white) due to quality bbl swivels and quick snaps (probably re-spooled '06ish--the swivel gets replaced after any rare "major" event with a total loss off 4-10in from the main spool with each clip. The bbl swivel allows for a couple options: Line to line (my preferred as just the leader can be clipped): OR the myriad quick change options available with:

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That is all.
 
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Reef runners now come hand tuned. That is all.
That don’t matter. Catching a decent sized fish usually knocks em out of tune. Always check how they’re running before you let them all the way out.
 

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Yeah I never used a leader a decade ago and still caught fish, but I never used hi vis line either. Still feel weird using hi vis. It’s so nice for jigging / snap jigging on finicky bites to see the line drop and hit slack.
If you use bbl swivels and Sharpies There is no "Hi-Vis" at the bait. Braid can also retain scent IMHO:

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That is all.
 

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