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Old 10-07-2004, 02:51 PM
BigDave BigDave is offline
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overline bonefish rod?

I'm doing bonefish for the first time this fall and was hoping for some advice:

To overline or not to overline?

The weapon of choice will be a 9'6" 8wt Powell Tiburon 2 which is a very fast rod.

I usually overline all of my saltwater rods for northeast salt-chuck. I have read that this is not wise for spooky bones that are tailing in a foot of water however.

Also does anyone have first-hand experience using floating coldwater lines in the tropics? I've heard mixed opinions on this as well.

TIA
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