yes mason 60 lbs.test uncoated no plastic coating on it.
In the old day we had to mark the line with to part epoxy paint the collor was yellow
and some people still do. I you a line counter reel how.
As for a rod get a down rigger rod for this.
8.5 foot eagle claw rod they only last about a year on wire line the cost for m rod is 35 .00.
the mason line is 20 to 30 dollors
I by it by 1000 feet at a time.
you have to put on each end of wire a swieval and then tie it of with fly tirer thread and epoxy the to end one end for the backing line and the other for your leader.
leader are up to you spring 80 to 100 of 6 lbs. test for sanmen trout like rainbows 40 to 60 feet give or take a few feet.
in thejune july and aug. I you 50 feet of 10 lbs test and a swieval no# 14 just the barrel part tie your 6 lbs. test to this. 8 feet no more ok theswieval has go through the top eye of the rod.
iuse jim rod pumper fish wire line i go 2 to 2.5 and some time 3.0 it depend on what fish i am going after.
i you streamers all kind of them
and lure to iuse it on low speed
there is no give to wire it all in the momo it like fighting big fish all the time.
I hope this will help you out jim