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Line change for dogpaw and caviar lakes

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Hi, I am heading up to Dogpaw and Caviar Lakes up by Sioux Narrows at the end of the week to fish for smallies, pike, and maybe dabble with lakers and walleyes at some point. I usually use some braided line (pwr pro, stren braid,etc) with a mono or fluorocarbon spliced leader when I fish the Brainerd area. Do you folks think I should take the braid off and put mono or fluorocarbon to add a little stealth? Any thoughts would be great. Thanks

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