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Fishing Countdown

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7 Days 13 hours and 58 minutes

Did you buy your license yet?

Brought to you by the Lodge members at Lake Iwanttobethere

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Don't forget the plug!

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The fishing one or the boat one?

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The boat of course! wink.gif

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7 days, 7 hrs, 38 min's, and 9 sec's left until Opening Day! Sure now someone sponsors the ticker ( thank you) we at the lodge had this idea of just posting the time. Don't forget your bait!

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6 days, 10 hrs, 16 min's, and 49 sec's left until Opening Day! A change of clothes is never a bad thing to have along!

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    • Musky hunter 82
      What are you using the rod for?  Bass if so what lures are you going to be using, the reason I ask is that if you're using a Jig you're going to want to up your line weight to something like 17#.  You mentioned that you're new to baitcasting, a couple of tricks I used when I was first learning to cast to help manage backlashes, is set the tensioner knob so the lure just pulls out the line, then make a long cast and pull off another 20-30' of line from the reel, place a piece of electrical tape across the spool and reel the line back in. Now the backlash will only go as deep as the tape.
    • Jim Uran
      Sorry for the late reply, but no, the first 5 to 6" was soft but the rest was solid. I've been busy in the woods making maple syrup that I haven't got time to get out. I hope to get out tomoorrow. 
    • HugeHogChaser
      Thank you very much! I appreciate the information. I think I will run straight fluoro then. 
    • Musky hunter 82
      I have been using the Alberto knot and really like it, it's easy to tie and one of the strongest knots when going from braid to Fluoro.  I mostly have been using that knot on a spinning rod, for baitcasters I usually just like to run straight braid or straight Fluoro. 
    • HugeHogChaser
      Hey guys,   New to the forum here and I have a quick question;   I have been using seaguar knots to attach my fluoro leader to my braid, and for some reason, it is always knicking my guides, causing me not being able to cast as far. I am relatively new to baitcasters, so i was wondering if anybody had any suggestions? I was using 30 pound braid with a 12 pound seaguar flouro leader. Even tho the knot is so small between the leader and main line, it seems to knick the last few guides, and hinders my lures from dropping as quickly... any ideas? thanks in advance.