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    Most salmon anglers have gone away from big...

    Most salmon anglers have gone away from big boards like the Otter Boards or Otter Boats to inline boards. I would guess 90% +... I honestly don't remember the last time i saw them being used). Just...
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    Add a 20-30 ft 30# leader at the end of the...

    Add a 20-30 ft 30# leader at the end of the leadcore which will then get the lure on the end. Use the Willis Knot to connect the leader to the leadcore...
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    Went away from the Luhr Jensen type close to 20...

    Went away from the Luhr Jensen type close to 20 years ago and switched to Opti Tackle type. Now lots of companies sell them. They last for years and are much smaller diameter. Much more...
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    12# weights or heavier if your downriggers will...

    12# weights or heavier if your downriggers will handle the weight. Nothing beats weight to reduce the blowback. Yes, a torpedo shape will track better and have less blowback than a round ball of...
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    Different diameter boom and thread.

    Different diameter boom and thread.
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    It will not.

    It will not.
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    https://youtu.be/l4pHvuNDJhI ...

    https://youtu.be/l4pHvuNDJhI

    https://youtu.be/l4pHvuNDJhI
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    Should be good! ...

    Should be good!

    https://www.fishing411.net/single-post/2019/02/08/Atlantic-Fever

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHygUVVchP4
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    Need more details like the URL of the page giving...

    Need more details like the URL of the page giving you the error
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    Biggest advantage of copper is the sink rate --...

    Biggest advantage of copper is the sink rate -- roughly 2x leadcore. Means only 1/2 the line in the water for the same depth. You do need a rod with larger diameter eyes because the knots are...
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    Dodgers when run at the correct speed swing back...

    Dodgers when run at the correct speed swing back and forth (side to side) to impact action to a lure -- generally a fly, squid, or peanut but some run light spoons or small plugs. If run at a speed...
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    Ran it for part of a season. Liked it in the...

    Ran it for part of a season. Liked it in the early part of the year but when water fleas showed up it was difficult to keep them off. Big mess.
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    12# is max per Big Jon. Will be slow if you don't...

    12# is max per Big Jon. Will be slow if you don't have the "pro" model motors. Booms are not designed for heavier weights,
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    I use an inline release (Blacks for flashers,...

    I use an inline release (Blacks for flashers, Chamberlain for other lures) above the probe. Also use a 1' break-a-way cable segment between the probe and ball.
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    I have a pair of Torpedo swivel roller tips that...

    I have a pair of Torpedo swivel roller tips that I am not going to use. $60 for the pair shipped.
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    GLA Lamiglass rod give away

    Go to this post on the GA FaceBook page, follow the directions and be entered to win a New Lamiglas Closer Rod.
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    Lamiglass rod give away

    Go to this post on the GA FaceBook page, follow the directions and be entered to win a New Lamiglas Closer Rod.
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    Curt Feldpauch Go Fund Me

    A Go Fund Me has been set up to help raise funds to get special medical treatment for Curt Feldpauch. He has had Lime Disease for years and in the past year developed esophageal cancer. USA based...
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    https://www.heraldpalladium.com/features/long-runs...

    https://www.heraldpalladium.com/features/long-runs-lead-to-flatout-victory/article_91820624-b4a4-575a-a81c-4c7766799dde.html

    https://boatdb.net/boat/flatout-2-1184072.htm
  20. For what you describe you want, I would be...

    For what you describe you want, I would be looking for a Searay Sundancer 250 or 270. Much more seaworthy than the Bayliner, has plenty of cabin space to sleep 6, flat fishing deck, and generally...
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    For the speed/temp/depth model it is quite a bit...

    For the speed/temp/depth model it is quite a bit more expensive than the X4D. Big advantage is being able to put the ST probe on any setup and do multiple lines. The X4D is limited to downriggers...
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    The 45# or 32# labeling of copper is not its...

    The 45# or 32# labeling of copper is not its breaking strength. It was labeled that way originally because it is near the diameter of mono line of that line test. So 32# copper is slightly larger...
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    Poll: I run snubbers on my wire and braid divers but...

    I run snubbers on my wire and braid divers but not on the mono -- BUT the mono is only used in the spring and not more than 50' deep mainly for coho.

    I use the clear snubbers that look like 300#...
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    Poll: The diver will get your line deeper with a lot...

    The diver will get your line deeper with a lot less line out than a lead core or copper. Sometimes the 20' stretch to the lure is better, sometimes it isn't. A LC or CU has the lure a whole lot...
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    If you look at the label, what you have is...

    If you look at the label, what you have is RIGGING WIRE. It is used in saltwater trolling to rig bait fish to a hook for trolling -- mainly ballyhoo. It is not for use as an actual fishing line.
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