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    Re: First time trolling - spinning reel?

    Oh! Brilliant. I really appreciate your comprehensive explanation jlind, that makes total sense - thank you for the tips!


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    First time trolling - spinning reel?

    Cool, thanks for the info trout. I had come across those in researching glad to hear they work! we have a bounty of free 5 gallon buckets given husband is in construction, so may try those first but...
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    Not laughing, I’ve seen boaters use the buckets before. It works! Congrats on the nice fish. The Boat came with a fish finder. Will be figuring out how to use it and will follow your...
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    Re: First time trolling - spinning reel?

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    First time trolling - spinning reel?

    Btw, in case anyone is interested - here’s our new to us, but 50 year old boat (1969 Tom Sawyer)! https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191029/aa8606ba662a6f8853704d9adc516e7d.jpg


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    Re: First time trolling - spinning reel?

    Thanks for the reassurance murph. We went out and had a blast even though we lost gear... always disappointing. We know there is a learning curve, & it takes time and effort to get better...

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    Re: First time trolling - spinning reel?

    I’ll definitely look these reels up - thanks honks!


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    Re: First time trolling - spinning reel?

    Hey snowtrout. We have 9ft Shimano Scimitars. One reel is a Daiwa Laguna 4000 5bi the other is an Okuma 40 (much smaller and only 1 ball bearing if I remember). Pretty sure both have 16-17lb test...
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    Re: First time trolling - spinning reel?

    Hey retiredagain. Our rods are 9ft Shimano Scimitars we picked up at fisherman’s warehouse - love that place! Yesterday we realized we can’t go less than 5 mph with our I/o motor (4 cylinder, I guess...
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    Re: First time trolling - spinning reel?

    mytidi - solid advice. we definitely need to invest in a bigger net... I knew in my heart while packing our little trout net on a stick that it wasn’t going to cut it in the off-chance we got a fish....
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    Re: First time trolling - spinning reel?

    Thanks everyone for the reassurance. Not finding any info online and without much experience, I thought it might be a lost cause!


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    First time trolling - spinning reel?

    My husband and I recently got a boat —we’ve been bank fishing salmon all season & had an eye on a used boat husband found, and last weekend pulled the trigger. Sweet! We are boat owners. Spent all...
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    Re: The Big school?

    I like your enthusiasm!


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    Re: Miller 9/28

    Was at Miller Thurs/Fri after work, saw no action. Newbies here, tried out Freeport today for the first time, wow... disgusting amount of discarded packages of lures, sardines, gloves (plus pulling...
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    Sea Lions

    Chiming in too, also saw one or two at Miller park Saturday morning


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