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Would Power Pro Hi-Vis Yellow braid to a mono/fluoro leader be good for jerkbaits? I know the guys at Tactical Bassin' almost always use braid to leader, just wondering if the Hi-Vis Yellow would spook fish?

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I think if you use a leader material such as fluorocarbon or mono, you will be fine. I know a lot of people like hi vis as it easy to say and for strike detection.

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If you use a long leader, like 10 to 15 feet, I don't see a problem. You could go shorter like 8 feet, but as you re-tie, the leader gets shorter and shorter, so I'd start with something longer.

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I don’t believe line spooks fish, so I go straight braid with jerkbaits. If you think it does, and, you believe the myth that a bass can’t see FC lines, use a leader.

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My take on whether ANYTHING we do in the water near a bass matters: sometimes, but maybe not.  Some days, I've watched bass swim away when light fluoro hits the surface near them.  Other times, they're attacked my leader knot - no joke.  I think this a behavioral variable that must be observed when it happens in order to say yes or no.  That I get bit without leaders using bright pink braid isn't proof that it doesn't matter, sometimes.

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Braid color doesn't matter if you are running a leader.  I use that Rainbow stuff.  That being said I run straight mono for jerkbaits

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1 minute ago, webertime said:

Braid color doesn't matter if you are running a leader.  I use that Rainbow stuff.  That being said I run straight mono for jerkbaits

I was thinking a 30lb. braid to a 10lb. fluoro leader.

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I run 10lb Sunline Super Natural.  Thin and sensitive sinks just fine with a 78-110 sized jerkbait.    

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I've been using the Seaguar Smackdown Flash Green all year on one of my rods and catching fish with it just fine, even without a leader. 

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I prefer yellow braid to mono leader for jerk baits.

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I use high vis braid and as of recently I will color about 7-8ft of it black with a sharpie. I notice if I spray the braid with KVD conditioner over night, the sharpie coloring stays. Sometimes I use a leader, sometimes I don't.

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