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Most folks run #45 lb copper but I have a couple setups with 32 lb copper and 200 yds of 40 lb braid which fits fully on Okuma Magda Pro 45DXs. They do an acceptable job but 200 yds backing is a minimum in my view. A couple years ago I saw the spool through the remaining 40 lb braid and the king never stopped headed for Canada and severed the copper at the haywire connection - a first for me in all the years I've been doing this stuff. It pays to get a high capacity reel that fits least 300 yds of 40 or 50 lb backing for the copper to avoid this happening (hopefully). One of the reasons for the extra backing is running the setup from boards and sometimes this isn't taken into consideration.

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