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Old 05-03-2010, 02:26 PM
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Default Re: Albany Branch, Hudson River Chapter of S247

Originally Posted by goodl1982 View Post
went out sat high tide from river bank by corning preserve barge using chunk salted herring bout 4' from surface not even hit. sunday walked down couple miles closer to green island bridge bout 8 am same set up skunked again i picked up some sand worms but after seeing them decided to stick to herring for the day. couple boats i saw at the launch said they had no luck either so i didn't feel as bad. im using braided line but someone told me i should be using monofil with ceramic eyelets is this true? 20lb test ok?
Most guys are using mono, i definately prefer it over braid. But a buddy of mine was using braid yesterday and he did fine with it. 20lb line is fine. What you should do is skip the salted chunk bait and get your hands on some LIVE herring, should be easy to find now.
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