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Basic Fishing Gear : Attaching Fishing Line Knots to Rods

All right, now we’re going to put line on a conventional reel. Basically, it’s the same knot that we use on a spinning reel, except we’re going to go through the spool of the reel, and we’re going to tie a nail knot again. Go around once, twice, three times, and hold hold the end […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Mounting Spinning Reels to Fishing Rods

Alright, let’s take a moment and actually put a reel onto a rod. It’s, for some of you, it’s a pretty simple task, but if you’ve never done it before, you might, might learn a little something here. First of all, the rod has what is known as a reel seat. Some of them are […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Spooling Fishing Line on Conventional Reels

Basic Fishing Gear : Spooling Fishing Line on Conventional Reels

Now we’ve got a rod reeled together, now we’ve got to actually line this. The easiest way, I find, to line the reel is most all these conventional reels have clickers. So I turn that clicker on, it makes a little racket, well that keeps your line from birds nesting or getting too loose on […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Balancing Spinning Fishing Reels & Rods

Basic Fishing Gear : Balancing Spinning Fishing Reels & Rods

Alright we are going to show a little balance between rods and reels. This spinning outfit right here is a pretty nice balance. I’ve got a rod that’s basically a range of eight to sixteen pound class and that’s what they do. The manufacturers classify these rods as certain weight categories. The same with the […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Threading Fishing Line Into Rod Eyelets

Basic Fishing Gear : Threading Fishing Line Into Rod Eyelets

Alright let’s talk about mounting the rod into the reel. Now we already have a mounted rod here. This is a spinning outfit. And if you’ll notice the spinning outfit always sits below the reel seat. So it’s a nice balance. It’s easy to cast like that. But once you’ve accomplished it you still have […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Conventional Fishing Reel Drag Systems

Basic Fishing Gear : Conventional Fishing Reel Drag Systems

Alright, let’s talk about the drags on these conventional reels a little bit; there’s really two types of drag systems, one is the star drag and the other is a lever drag. But this particular case we’re going to talk about the star drag. Most common; very easy to operate, simply when turned forward it […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Wire Fishing Leader Tips

Another material that we use quite often when mono is likely to fail is wire leader, straight single stranded wire leader. Now this is used primarily when you are catching mackerel or king fish or toothy critters that are going to chew through the filament. It is vital at this point to have the wire […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Monofilament vs. Fluorocarbon Fishing Line

Okay, as far as leader material goes, for most of your inshore fishing, I’d say monofilament gets the call. Less visible, it’s not very expensive, it’s easy to tie, and fish can’t see it very well. Now, there’s another material out, it’s called fluorocarbon. Now fluorocarbon is great leader material. The difference between fluorocarbon and […]

Fishing Tips : How to Cast a Spinning Reel

Fishing Tips : How to Cast a Spinning Reel

Today, I’m going to teach you how to cast a spinning reel. Okay, there’s two forms of spinning reels out there. There’s the ones that have the trigger mechanism to click the bale over. This one happens to have that. And when I press the trigger, it flips, and that’s what lets the line out, […]