Terminal Tackle Trolling

Discussion in 'Tackle Talk' started by LabsRock, Aug 15, 2020.

  1. LabsRock

    LabsRock

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    Setting up my boat for trolling, hoping to use a set up of Okuma 7 1/2 foot medium action trolling rods and Diawa LC reels. Planning on spooling with 12 lb mono and adding a florocarbon leader. What size snap swivels do you suggest?

    Perch rigging hooks?

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  2. gatorman841

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    What species will you be targeting eyes? If so 10# Berkeley xt mono is all you need. No need for a flouro leader
     

  3. LabsRock

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    Will be primarily walleye in Erie, Saginaw Bay and jigging the river. Also need to make some rods and reels pull double duty for a season or two.

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  4. Baybum

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    You dont need or really want the flouro leader trolling for eyes. I dont know what number it is but 20# snaps. Personally i like 12# mono, nice to have just in case. A lot only use 10# as thats what precision trolling uses, and i use precision trolling also, but its better to run over fish then under them anyways. Thats a solid rod/reel combo for walleye.

    Not sure what you mean by perch rigging hooks? Youre gonna want different rods for perch.

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