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Tipup101

Tip-ups on trout

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Every on on fosters is using tip ups on trout. Does it work. I've never seen a flag go up. Seem to me there would be to much restriction on the line.

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I've seen flags, and know it works. You need to make sure your tipup is dialed in properly.

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In my experience at Foster's, the trout often pick up and drop the bait so quickly that tip-ups would be hit or miss as far as getting to them in time.

Some trout there will grab the bait and hold on, but many hit it and drop it just that quick.

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I played around with a rattle real on a bucket. That worked good last time. The key is or so I think it is 2lb or 4lb line, a smaller bait, and no stress on the line it has flow free so the don't feel that line. The problem is you get 50 people out there you can't here the rattle reel.

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