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Using Wire Leader

Look to the past for productive new tactics.

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The small diameter and the stiffness of single-strand wire slices through the current better and lays flatter on the bottom than monofilament leader.

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Wired Plugs: Many knowledgeable captains prefer a short wire leader when fishing for tunas using cedar plugs.

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Short Trace: In most cases, a short trace of wire leader will suffice, adding extra security in many situations.

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Wire works wonders for grouper and snapper, even in shallower waters.

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Rasp Mouth: Snook and tarpon have raspy mouths that can clamp down on and wear through monofilament leader.

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