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Default Re: Help...hooking own line all of a sudden

I'm about 95% certain a tailing loop is causing your problem.

A tailing loop is caused by applying power too early in the casting stroke, which puts a deep bend in the rod that it recovers from earlier than is ideal. This produces a concave path of the rod tip, and a closed/intersecting loop as the line travels forward through the air.

Here's Tim Rajeff with some instruction on the problem and its remedy-

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