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Tag: fishing reels

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 […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Mounting Conventional Fishing Reels on Rods

Basic Fishing Gear : Mounting Conventional Fishing Reels on Rods

Alright. Now, we’re going to put together a rod and reel combo in the conventional tackle. We’re going to actually mount; put the reel on the rod itself. This particular rod is seven footer. It has a graphite reel seat and this seat is made in such a way that it accepts the foot of […]

Basic Fishing Gear : How to Tie Spider Hitch Fishing Knots

Basic Fishing Gear : How to Tie Spider Hitch Fishing Knots

We’ll do a spider hitch now, with a little bit of a twist at the end, when I get through. So, I’m going to tie my spider hitch. I’m going to go one, two, three, four times around. And I put my middle finger in here, to support these loops, so I don’t lose them. […]

Basic Fishing Gear : J Fishing Hooks

Basic Fishing Gear : J Fishing Hooks

Alright, let’s talk about hooks in general. The most common hook is a J hook. It has different styles different sizes this particular hook high carbon steel hook fairly new to the market. What’s unique about this particular type of hook super strong material doesn’t flex really, really super sharp point got nice broad size […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Fishing Rod Belt Benefits

Basic Fishing Gear : Fishing Rod Belt Benefits

Alright for heavier type fishing such as grouper fishing or tarpon fishing where there’s a lot of strain; a lot of pressure on the rod and reel, well guess what? That pressure’s on you too; pressure’s right against your leg when you’re holding the rod and reel so a rod belt might not be a […]

Basic Fishing Gear : How to Wear Fishing Rod Belts

Basic Fishing Gear : How to Wear Fishing Rod Belts

When choosing a rod belt you might want to consider a couple of things. One the extra padding in the back side and two the type of strap used. This particular type of strap is a very fast actioned strap. It is a Velcro strap. It is wide, it is very easy to put on. […]

Basic Fishing Gear : Monofilament Fishing Line & Reels

Basic Fishing Gear : Monofilament Fishing Line & Reels

Now when you’re choosing monofilament line particularly for say on a spinning outfit; here you want to make sure that the line has got limpness to it. Because a spinning outfit, when you cast a spinning outfit the line flows off the spool. Well if the line is too thick, it’s going to jump off […]