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  1. NCangler
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      The REEL DEAL Part 3: Bait Casters

    Author: Brent aka "Sundrop"

    I have to admit. My skills with Bait casters are yet to develop so I will be brief and allow the comments from more experienced to fill in the gaps!
    Bait casters look like a spool of line with a handle on the side. They are known for causing troublesome tangles in inexperienced hands called “Backlashes”. A backlash is caused by the spool spinning faster on a cast than the line is leaving the rod. Cast speed and tension is controlled by a combination of and ad... [Read More]
    Author:: Brent aka "Sundrop"
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      The "REEL DEAL" Part 2: Spinning

    Author: Brent aka "Sundrop"

    We have covered the “closed face” or spin-cast reel. One of the most common and least expensive reels available, although it has its limitations. Now we will look at a much more versatile and reliable reel design. The “Spinning Reel”. A spinning reel is easily identified because of its unique design. It has an open spool in the front of the reel and the reel hangs below the rod, where other designs are mounted “over” or “on top of” the rod. The open spool mean... [Read More]
    Author:: Brent aka "Sundrop"

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