I don't know about 40lb but I do use 14lb braid so I can sling those 3lb crappie in the boat and when I get one of my $25 a piece jigs hung I can get them back....
See, with my luck, if I get braided line, I'll just be helping with river cleanup. I seem to always find the one brach that is determined to claim my jig as a part of Lake Houston structure.
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I'm sure I've contributed to water level fluctuations with all the branch-consumed jigs that memorialize my efforts to introduce crappie to my cooler. If my jigs cost $25 a pop, I would technically have part ownership of Lake Houston.
With that much spent on a lure I would treat my tackle box like this...
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