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Postby jmike » Wed Oct 26, 2005 12:17 am

Ed ..hows it going , sounds like the lower river ha sbeen ok so far ....I am planning on heading down in the next couple of weeks , I was wondering how much line should i be running on my deks ....?as of now I have 12 ft of tangel free and 1 ft of bunge that holds the weight to the deks for a grand tolat og 13 ft....I just dont want to be chasing my gear all over the place when I should be wacking ducks.....jmike.......... :thumbsup:
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Postby Swamp Puppy » Wed Oct 26, 2005 4:24 pm

12-13' should be more than adequate if you are hunting in the islands..if you are hunting in areas that still have a few feet of water on a low tide, then you may want to run more..

i go by the rule of thumb that the biggest tide swings out there are usually about a total of 10feet...and that is only once in a great while...add a few feet to that and you should be covered.

good luck down there!

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