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What # test for Small spoons with dipsey

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I was just wondering what pound test leader to run off the dipsey to a small scorpion sized spoon. I heard to use light line ( like 10lb) for these spoons but that seems like it would snap when hit with a dipsey. I usually run 25 for salmon and trout. I will be running either braid or wire main line to the dipsey. Thanks for any replies.

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I use 20lb Maxima Fluorocarbon leader on my divers.  Probably could drop to 15lb,  but I find the divers take plenty of fish with the 20lb.  I mostly run spoons on my divers in various sizes including some scorpion size.

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Thank for the help. Do you guys use a snubber ? I don’t use one normally. I think  I’ll give the 12 a try and move up if I end up losing too many lures/ fish lol.

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No snubbers.  I use slide divers so I have mono for some stretch.  I go a little heavier on the leader as I run into the occasional laker or steelhead.  Gives a little insurance with inexperienced folks on the rod.

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i've been using seaguar 20# premier fluro for yrs now and it works great. 6' or 7' leaders is all I use for eyes on erie. I tried using longer leaders but my catch rate didnt improve. and the 12' leaders was more trouble than they were worth. I use 20# invisz fluro line on my riggers. probably could go lighter but you just never know when that trophy will hit. and it doesn't seem to bother the fish. may be just as well off with 10# or 12# mono on the riggers but I don't like playing the odds.

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Example from today's trip how 20lb leader can make a difference.  Took a 20lb class lake trout on a slide diver with R&R Superlite spoon.  We were targeting eyes and  were fishing in 70 degree water.  Client did a good job with fish even though he hadn't taken many fish on divers especially in this size.  With a little heavier leader fish is landed (and released), client happy and I have all my gear so we keep fishing. IMG_0742.thumb.JPG.c6c56c2798a457a620eaf715519e8c51.JPG  

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