Posts Tagged ‘tutorial’

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I hope I can effectively communicate some alternate methods to you today surrounding float/bobber fishing efforts and that maybe one of more of them are new to you thus helping you improve your float/bobber game. I’ll break it down as clearly as I can and hopefully appeal to anglers of all skill levels. Option No. […]

I receive lots of questions about a multitude of rod and subsequent appropriate specifications questions for a variety of methods commonly used for steelhead success during the winter months. Here’s an article I posted a couple years ago with changes made to it today to reflect any changes I feel relevant. Hope it helps you […]

More than anything else discussed with unadulterated opinion in the fishing equipment world among anglers is the topic of fishing rods. And not necessarily rod specifications…although that’s part of the conversation no doubt: Anglers are much more willing to accept different opinions on specs than they are on brand of rod or principles behind the […]

“Seattle filmmaker Mark Titus questions if we’ve learned anything from the resource-extraction booms, and subsequent environmental busts of the last 150 years that nearly extinguished the once-teeming wild salmon runs throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. The Breach will document the intrinsic human connection to salmon in this young, mountainous corner of North America. Those […]

I love this one from John. I tell new anglers this ALL THE TIME. It’s not only proper preventative maintenance but it plays a crucial part of the process of becoming a ‘precise’ caster with spinning gear. CRH An improperly working bail system on a spinning reel can make for a frustrating day and sometimes […]

This tutorial contributed to by Alex Matheson. Step 1: To Start cut a 4-6 inch piece of leader and form a loop. Pass this loop through the eye with the tag ends pointing towards the bend in the hook. The loop ahead of the Eye should be at least 1 inch in diameter if […]

John Strenk IS The Reel Tech (Proud AAA sponsor/partner)….listen, learn…share. Send him your reels today for an overhaul today! Local PDX area companies cannot compare. Period. In this photo, there are 3 different examples of drag materials. Left: Carbontex drag material that can be either installed as is, or with the addition of drag grease. […]

I’ve said before we live in a braid crazy society. Much has changed since the first time I strung up a Penn Senator with 80lb spectra fiber line in 1993. Twenty years since the dawning of new generation fishing line. Fishing line designed to mimic the stretching properties of stainless steel wire line while sporting […]

REEL THOUGHTS By The Reel Tech aka John Strenk There is increasing popularity of the use of braided lines in all types of fishing. Braids can be fished effectively on spinning reels as well as casting reels, and I personally use braid on both. You will need to consider the type of fishing you are […]