What pound line should I use for surf fishing?

Is 30lb braid good for surf fishing?

You will probably see that 30lb test braid is useless. 20lb is great for small reels, but most surf reels would perform just as well with 40lb, as they would with 30lb. I have 50 lb on my large lure casting reel, and 40 lb on my small lure caster. Each also needs to convert to bait and wait operations.

What line should I use for beach fishing?

A low-diameter line will oppose tide and wind less than a heavier one. A line diameter between 0.30mm (12lb) and 0.38mm (18lb) is reckoned to be the most effective for clean beach fishing at long range. If choosing braid, use a line of the same breaking strain as you would mono.

What is the best time for surf fishing?

The 2 hours around high tide are known to be the best time of the day to fish the surf. Why ? Because during these 2 hours, the water is both deep and moving, and these are the optimal feeding conditions for most species of fish.

What size fish can I catch on 10lb line?

There is no practical limit to the size fish that can be landed on ten pound line. A lot depends on the skill of the angler. The quality and smoothness of the drag on the reel and the ability to follow the fish to enable not running out of line and to keep excess line out of the water.

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Can you surf fish with braided line?

Braided fishing line can be great for surf fishing due to its very high tensile strength and small diameter.

Is braid good for surf fishing?

Generally speaking, the braid is better for fishing in choppy weather and difficult surf conditions because its small diameter allows better resistance to the wind and to the current. In addition, the high sensitivity of the braid facilitates hook setting and bite detection.