AFW 49-Strand Stainless Steel Shark Leader Wire Cable 300'

American Fishing Wire 49 strand wire on commercial size bulk spools. This wire is the first choice for shark and big toothy fish anglers looking for a tough but flexible wire for traces and rubbing leaders. This is a 300ft (91.5m) spool. Made in the USA.

  • Corrosion resistant type 304 stainless steel 49 strand (7x7) wire cable providing excellent kink resistance and bite protection. This is the ultimate wire for all forms of shark fishing and will out-perform all non marine grade alternatives.

    What crimp should I use with the wire?

    175lbs & 275lbs wire - 1.3mm std mini double crimp

    400lbs wire - 1.6mm std mini double crimp

    480lbs wire - 1.9mm std mini double crimp / 2.3mm HD double crimp

    600lbs wire - 1.9mm std mini double crimp / 2.3mm HD double crimp

    800lbs wire - 2.2mm std mini double crimp / 2.8mm HD double crimp

  • 175lbs(80kg) test, 0.036 inch (0.91mm) diam

    275lbs(125kg) test, 0.045 inch (1.14mm) diam

    400lbs (182kg) test, 0.054 inch (1.37mm) diam

    480lbs (218kg) test, 0.062 inch (1.57mm) diam

    600lbs(273kg) test, 0.072 inch (1.83mm) diam

    800lbs (364kg) test, 0.081 inch (2.06mm) diam


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