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Braided Fishing Line For Tuna Fishing


Author: Bullbuster Team

What Braided Fishing Line Should I Use For Tuna Fishing?

Braided fishing line is excellent for battling tuna. Tuna have hard mouths and are full of muscle.  Braided fishing lines are the way to go when targeting these relentless fish. 

What Braided Fishing Line Should I Use For Bluefin Tuna?

In this case it depends on the tuna you are targeting. Are you targeting giants? Cows? Or 50-100Lbers.

For giants, go big or go home with 200Lb braid. 

For cows 100Lb - 130Lb braid. 

For 50-100Lbers go with 65-80Lb braid. 

See this article on targeting bluefin on spinning reels.



Targeting Bluefin On Spinning Gear
Targeting Bluefin Tuna On Spinning Gear


What Braided Fishing Line Should I Use For Yellowfin Tuna?

Braided Fishing Line For Yellowfin Tuna


What Braided Fishing Line Should I Use?

We recommend fishing between 80-200Lb braided fishing line for ahi (yellowfin tuna). 

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Braided Fishing Line For Yellowfin Tuna



What Braided Fishing Line Should I Use For Blackfin Tuna?

When targeting blackfin tuna most anglers use mono for live baiting them.  The one time braid will be good for targeting blackfin is when you are vertical jigging. In this case you probably want to use 40- 65Lb braid as you will not just be targeting blackfin. 

Vertical Jigging For Blackfin Tuna



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