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Paul Rohweller

Line counter reels?

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Paul Rohweller

HI Dano,
If you can swing them the diawas are the way to go. I use the okuma magda pro 20 dx models myself. Little cheaper but work pretty good. In the meantime if you have a decent baitcating reel like and ambassadeur you can count levelwind passes when your letting line out, that works as long as you can count. I used to count sweeps, make consistent length sweeps woth the pole while letting line out, count the sweeps for repeatability. Another option is to take a permanent marker and measure out and mark your line in 5 foot increments or however it suits you. Good luck and good fishin!! Paul

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SpringerGuy

I have the same Okuma line counters. I'll vote for the Okuma. $85.00 at Cabela's.

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Dano2

Thanks,
I couldn't wait til Christmas for my wife to get it, so i went to scheels and bought th
Okuma Magdo 20D for $54
headen out to Ottertail real soon to do some eraly evening fishing until dark or maybe later whatever it takes.
I'll probably hit the Amor flats amongst other places.
Maybe just fish the shallows with some rap
floaters and #5's, haven't been there yet this year so I'm not to sure what they are hitting on. probably will try the clown
#5 first. I got a couple jointed 5's this year as well and haven't tryed them yet,
well i did for a little while when i took the kids out boating on Big C,
seems like they might hit bottem at about
11 12ft. , caught a bottem bouncer anyway,
ha, ha, first time I caught any tackle.

then I rigged up for some pan fish and caught a few blue gill and red eyes so the
2 year old could see where these fish are coming from, he got quite the kick out of that.

any Ottertail input would be much appreciated.
thanks

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Dano2

Hi, cant afford one now, but I hinted to my wife for christmas.
Just wondering what kind I should get that would be good and under the $100 range,
I'll let my wife know about it, LOL.

Also, is there away to tell how much line your letting out without one,
is there anyway of marking your line?

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