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If you plan to target any sharks over 4 feet in length I'd opt for a heavier rod and a wire trace.
Dave was float-fishing his bait using a 20lb wire trace.
Teasdale, from Long Lawford, had never caught a zander before this superb 15lb 10oz Coombe specimen picked up a legered joey mackerel bait, legered on a size six treble matched to a 20lb wire trace and 12lb reel line.
Since both species favor similar depths and baits, adding a short wire trace to your rigs to defend against sharp teeth will pay dividends.
It is vital that you use a steel wire trace to prevent the pike's powerful jaws and sharp teeth from chomping through the line and swimming away with hooks in its mouth.
He used a 5oz lead, 8/0 hook to 75lb nylon-coated wire trace, a 50lb mono leader and 25lb main reel line.
Make sure you add a short wire trace to your rigs to defend against sharp mackerel and wahoo teeth.