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How to put on fishing line other tackle

As we mention many times previously, the fishing line is a most important part of any tackle, because it is a link between all parts of equipment.
Waster fishing line
It is very easy to tangle you fishing line if you wrongly put it on reel.
In this article we will discuss how to put on fishing line all other parts of the tackle.

Traditionally, the fishing line is connected to a reel. Them its passing through few rings on the rod and other end of the line is connected to the hooks, weight, feeder, float, swivel and other equipment, but the exact configuration is defined by the purposes of the tackle and can significantly differ from this list. Lets look through this list more carefully.

Other tackle connected to the fishing line


In the most cases, classical fishing rod should have a reel with fishing line. It is more convenient in all cases. A fishing rod can be used without reel only in one case: if the length of the required line is approximately equal to the length of the fishing rod. In this case you can put the fishing line on the largest ring and pull through other rings, but this is very rare case and we will not discuss it here further.

Not all angles know, how to put on fishing line to the reel, because this is not everyday things you do.
Arbor knot
How to put on fishing line on reel with the arbour knot.
Furthermore, some basic reels are on sale with fishing line and you don't need to worry at all. Nevertheless it is better to know how to do it. The simplest way to do it is to use Arbor knot, which is designed for these purposes.

Just before the start, you should think (actually you always should think) what should you do first. The simplest way is to attach reel to the rod and only after this put on fishing line. Pass the line trough rod rings and tie it to the reel by arbor knot.

How to make Arbor knot, see the picture:

  1. Pass the line one or to times around the reel spool.
  2. Tie an overhand knot arround the standing fishing line.
  3. Tie one more overhand knot on the tag end of the fishing line.
  4. Pull the line to make all overhand knots tight and cut of the excess of the line.
  5. Snug down the first overhand knot as close as possible to the reel spool.
  6. wind your reel to fill it with the fishing line.

Other fishing rigs

How to put on fishing line other rigs we will discuss in other articles, because the rest can be very different from one rig to another and it is impossible to discuss in one simple article.

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