Gummy shark rigs

Heading out to target them tonight or tomorrow night and wondering how everyone else likes to rig up for them. 
I have one rod set up with a running rig and another with a wire rig I made to try out. I plan on fishing from about 8pm onwards and I'll be bringing Squid, Scalies and a bunch of rock crabs too. 
Running rig:

40lb braid mainline
Large bean sinker
Lumo bead
Large swivel

~ 1m 60lb Fluoro
2 Lumo beads
2-hook gang

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Wire rig:

50lb braid mainline
Heavy duty swivel
0 - Heavy duty split-ring
- Sinker clip / Snap swivel / clip
V - Star sinker / swivel sinker
13kg wire trace (pre made, 90cms)
3-hook gang or 8/0

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timmy k's picture

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Running rig

Thu, 2016-06-09 18:14

 On the top rig you have your bean sinker running on the braid main line, do you find that it scuffs up the braid at all? Other than that they look like they'd work

420casts's picture

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 Not too much that I've

Thu, 2016-06-09 18:25

 Not too much that I've noticed so far, but I've been looking out for this. I'm thinking of running ~5m of heavier mono joined with an albright knot to the braid to deal with this and body-rub from the shark skin. 

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Google FG knot

Thu, 2016-06-09 21:02

 For joining braid to heavier mono. I used the albright for  decades, went to the FG knot last year, never go back.

420casts's picture

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 Yeah gonna give it a crack

Fri, 2016-06-10 12:17

 Yeah gonna give it a crack now, I like the idea ! 

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 on the money ranmar FG knot

Fri, 2016-06-10 12:55

 on the money ranmar FG knot holds better than any other knot imo

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I tried the FG knot for the

Fri, 2016-06-10 18:19

I tried the FG knot for the first time about 6 Months ago and love it, simple, streamline and strong 



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