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What weight fish can you catch on 6lb line?

Asked: Tommy D, Last Updated:

What Pound Test You Should Use for Common Fish

Line Test (In lb's)Fish Type
2-4 lbPanfish, Trout, Bluegill, Small Mouth Bass
6-12 lbLarge Mouth Bass, Catfish, Walleye, Smaller Salmon
14-20 lbCatfish, Stripers, Pike/Musky, Carp
8-14 lbSea Trout, Flounder, Sea Bass

FAQ

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    I have a 6-7 inch Oscar alone in a 55 gallon tank, Could I add a electric blue lobster(crayfish) that is 3-5 inchs or would my oscar eat him? Oscars naturally eat crustaceans. Crayfish are one of the few live foods I will treat my oscars to. So in short, yes, your oscar would love him!

  • Do you need float for carp fishing?

    Carp floats: surface controllers Surface controller floats are a must-have item for targeting carp of all sizes that are slurping food items off the surface, especially beyond the range of freelined casts. In-line versions cast like a missile, sit low in the water and are tricky for cagey surface slurpers to clock.

  • What is responsible for prolonging the shelf life of the fish?

    Microbial activity Microbial activity is responsible for spoilage of most fresh fish products. The shelf life of fish products, therefore, is markedly extended when products are stored at low temperatures.

  • What kind of salmon turns white when cooked?

    First, let's get to the bottom of what that stuff is. The totally harmless, but wholly unappetizing white gunk that seeps out of salmon filets as they cook is just coagulated protein -- also known as albumin. (To clarify, the correct spelling is albumin with an "i."

  • How do you preserve stock fish?

    Stockfish can be kept for many years if stored in a cool dry place, however, humidity can cause its deterioration. When immersed in water it soaks up all the moisture again and the flesh becomes milky. Many cultures soak it in water for 5 or 6 days replacing the water each day before use.

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