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I am looking for a speed trolling book that gives you the amount of line to let out for your lure size and depth of water you are in. Rapala had one at one time but I can not find these books anywhere. Any help would be helpfull.

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dan z

If you find a precession trolling book your one lucky man they quit publishing them because people just bought and made copies for friends. There is a new app on smart phones that is or already available.

There are trolling cards available at some sporting goods stores but that's as close as your going to get to the trolling book.

Good luck!

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racing

What is the app.

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dan z

Precession trolling? don't really know I heard its Spendy.....

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LMITOUT

The last I heard the app wasn't out yet.

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dan z

Wasn't sure... after posting I realize I forgot some words on my 1st reply

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pikerliker

I am looking for a speed trolling book that gives you the amount of line to let out for your lure size and depth of water you are in. Rapala had one at one time but I can not find these books anywhere. Any help would be helpfull.

Apparently outside of you and me nobody else reads books anymore. Good luck!

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dan z

Its not like I don't like to read books to learn. I heard threw the grape vine that the owner/publisher was getting ripped off on this book. So I can see his reason for no more books. The internet has exploded and technology of smart phones has reached a level that its even easier to copy and share stuff.

I'm pretty new at trolling but with line counters you can get a pattern put down pretty quick. The one thing that I use off of every crank bait box is the dive curve and the weight of the lure. The dive curve gets me in the ball park of were its going and when that particular crank is on i will run until it crashes and right it on the box and thrn at home i will right it on the bill i slawys use 100' to keep things square. And go from there. I know its a long process but just think you can really know exactly were your lures are running at 100'. Dont forget your line counter may say 100' but is it really 100' I have put major time into calibration of my 3 counters. There only a few feet off and thats marked on each one and on top of that tbey all have the same line.... I know its alot to take in but it has helped me a lot to do it this way.

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amateurfishing

If you find a precession trolling book your one lucky man they quit publishing them because people just bought and made copies for friends. There is a new app on smart phones that is or already available.

There are trolling cards available at some sporting goods stores but that's as close as your going to get to the trolling book.

Good luck!

I got the stickers this spring

Ironic about the book being copied. I already too pics on my phone of the stickers in case anything happens to them, then I can print them off again if I need to or just double check on my phone, books are not the only thing that u can make a copy of, heck I guess I could just bring all the stickers in & make my own copies on personal printer...

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pikerliker

I checked out some of the stickers the other day and they seem to be more expensive than the app. It looked like $25 for one package of stickers specific to one lure (ie Salmo hornet, etc). That's a lot of change to drop if you are looking at several lures that you may want to troll. I think Ill put in the time and figure it out myself.

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TruthWalleyes

I think it's funny how we buy $9 cranks, but you have to pay extra for the directions...

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Northlander

I have a older Precision trolling book. Never used. I think its the 5th one. I would sell it if someone was interested e-mail me.

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amateurfishing

the pkg wife bought me had 8 or 9 charts in it

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amateurfishing

the pkg wife bought me had 8 or 9 charts in it

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JakeJ_Mn

Trial and error takes some time when trolling cranks. I use a bobber stop on the line to tell me when I am out far enough. Everyone uses a different approach, but I use #10 Fireline @ approx. 120 feet back with most cranks. I have found that the running depths posted on the lure boxes is very approx. so you have to do a little experimenting. It's always fun to try different lures.

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guyonacouch

I got the trolling charts from an online auction not long ago and have noticed that with 10# mono, most shallower running cranks (under 15' max depth) are within six inches to a foot of their max running depth with 100' of line out. For example, an SR7 runs at just over 10 feet down with 100' out but gets to 11' down with 140' out. With that info, you should be able to look at the max depth a crank runs and get pretty close to the water depth you want to target. I use the charts and line counters all the time though because it's nice to run the size crank you want at the depth you want with minimal guess work. Reef Runners and other deep diving cranks are a big exception to the above info though - you might be able to gain an additional 5-6 feet of depth after 100' of line out.

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crothmeier

What app is everyone finding for this? I have found one by acutroller for lead core on the google play store for $1.50

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