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Lets hear those tall Fishing tales, I have heard so many times fishing all night on the pier with fisherman.

Postby Master-Baiter » Tue Sep 12, 2006 12:09 pm

I keep some sections of rope - line in my tackle bag. They are about 2 feet long, perhaps a little thicker than a shoelace.

I will set my bait in the water, lean my rod, make certain the drag is set where I want it, and than tie a tag ended slip knot to the railing with my rod in it. The line is usually several eyelets down, depending on how I lean the stick, and I'm pretty careful about resting a guide on the rail so the line can peel off the reel.

A slip knot with a 'tag' end makes it simple to release the stick when I choose to pick it up, or when a fish hits. I've never lost a stick using this method.

It only takes an extra moment to tie my stick to the rail, does not interfere with the reel or line, and will save that inadvertently unattended stick when a big fish takes your bait.

Hope this helps someone else. :)
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Re: Lost a Rod - True Story!

Postby sight fisher 131 » Fri May 21, 2010 8:54 pm

Sucks man.
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Re: Lost a Rod - True Story!

Postby GO4EM » Tue Jun 01, 2010 7:30 pm

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Re: Lost a Rod - True Story!

Postby bolo » Tue Jun 01, 2010 7:39 pm

sight fisher 131 wrote:Sucks man.


This thread was back in 2006. I'm sure he is over it by now. :roll:
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Re: Lost a Rod - True Story!

Postby rshields » Tue Jun 01, 2010 8:10 pm

:uplol: 2006 I guess the guy got over it by now ....I imagine "Sight Fisher" had a delayed comment. Or is crusing the archives and thought it still sucks, yea still sucks
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Re: Lost a Rod - True Story!

Postby sight fisher 131 » Thu Jun 03, 2010 12:44 pm

Yea Bolo we all make mistakes, and I was just browsing the site and decided to comment on it. :roll:
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Re: Lost a Rod - True Story!

Postby PhishingPhanatic » Thu Jun 03, 2010 12:47 pm

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Re: Lost a Rod - True Story!

Postby sight fisher 131 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 10:24 am

You said why in the hell does anybody go back to a thread in 06. And your the one on a thread back in 06 so I would just shut up and you know im only 13 right.
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Re: Lost a Rod - True Story!

Postby yakfish100 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 5:28 pm

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Re: Lost a Rod - True Story!

Postby bolo » Fri Jun 04, 2010 5:31 pm

:mrgreen: It is funny how people react on this forum. Yes, I knew you were a little kid by the way you post.
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Re: Lost a Rod - True Story!

Postby sight fisher 131 » Sun Jun 06, 2010 3:00 pm

I dont care if you come back at me, your not gonna do anything but say words.
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Re: Lost a Rod - True Story!

Postby sight fisher 131 » Sun Jun 06, 2010 11:01 pm

Wow.
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