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nollid

One line or two?

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How many of you usually have a bobber line down right next to your jigging hole? I get too frustrated dealing with the tangled lines but I feel like I should have a different offering for the fish to choose. For those that do fish two, are there any tricks to avoiding tangles or dealing with them?

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1tofish

Not sure on what your saying???

Do you put your bobber line in the same hole as your jigging line?

Drill the holes farther apart or staggered or if your in a permnament put your bobber line on the oppisite side of the house from your jigging line

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nollid

My bad. I'm talking about the typical set up in a rental house. Each guy has two holes that are about two feet apart. I'm wondering how many of you use both holes at the same time and, if so, what you might do to avoid the tangled lines (your own and the guy next to you). Sorry for the confusion.

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upnorth

I always fish 2 lines except for inland stream trout where you can't. I don't have troubles with tangles, at least not very often.

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camtis

My house has eight holes with some holes around that two foot range apart. I have never really had many problems with tangled lines except when Pike or Pout are involved. If you have one of those on the line, you can pretty much bet you will be tangled.

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fishinator

My thoughts here are that you could be getting fish on your dead stick and not catching it right away. The fish sees more food and mowsies on over to your jig stick. Tangles are a mess and about all you can do is cut and start over. And hope it doesn't happen again.

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Kingfisher

The holes in my house are approximately 3' apart. After 3 days of fishing and 6 pout only one tangle, we have returned several 19" + walleye with no tangles. On 25' I can also see both lures with the Marcum LX3, which contibutes to more fish, both holes produce about the same amount of fish. If they don't take one lure I lift the other or give it a twitch and they will sometimes take it. I never "dead stick" I always work both lines a little depending on how aggresive the fish are on a given day.

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upnorth

I had HUGE pout on a couple years back, got the all the lines tangled in our portable and the portable next to us. It was a wild fight for a while, but with all the lines on it it finally broke the 4# line. I did get a look at it and it was a freakin big fish.

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Royal Dutchman

Snagging problems with holes that close together I've had were with swimming lures like jiggin' Raps, airplane lures, etc.

Might slow your drop a bit with some of the larger lighter spoons, they tend to drift a bit.

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