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Author Topic: Field Day: What to expect?  (Read 25343 times)

gil

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Re: Field Day: What to expect?
« Reply #45 on: June 30, 2016, 03:22:29 AM »
Hello,

I put the spool of fishing line on my pinky finger; it works, but not always without trouble... A cheap reel would indeed be much better...

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Re: Field Day: What to expect?
« Reply #46 on: July 03, 2016, 11:26:20 AM »
One trick I use is the type of line. Don't use monofilament. Buy some good heavy weight spiderwire threads. It doesn't hold the spool shape and doesn't tangle nearly as bad as mono. I just lay the spool beneath the tree, have a 1.5 oz weight on the end, and let her fly. The spiderwire feeds off the spool nicely and when I pull it out of the tree I can just let it lay on the ground without having to worry about it coiling into a ball.

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Re: Field Day: What to expect?
« Reply #47 on: July 03, 2016, 03:14:13 PM »
+1 for suggesting Spiderwire.  I've been using 15lb mono and it's desire to roll up into a ball or jump off the fishing reel's spool drives me nuts.  Spiderwire also comes in high visibility orange.  That fixes another problem I have.

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Re: Field Day: What to expect?
« Reply #47 on: July 03, 2016, 03:14:13 PM »