Re: Cheap backing or substitute
Originally Posted by turbineblade
What you guys mention the use of "trolling line" are you referring to lead core that some people use on fly reels to add weight to balance the rod?
No, this stuff
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Originally Posted by Hardyreels
Now That Is Noteworthy!
You are the first person to mention this in any thing or place I have read about fishing Paul. Because I have had so many instances where either an entire 90' fly line or a 130' Spey line is being torn from the reel and pulled underwater, I've taken stock of this situation on many occasions.
When faced with this scenario I do whatever it takes to get that line up and to put as much back on the reel as quickly as possible.
Real good food for thought as are many of your posts here.
All these little "tips" that you accumulate over the years.
It never occurs to you that they're not common knowledge
The simpler the outfit, the more skill it takes to manage it, and the more pleasure one gets in his achievements.” --- Horace Kephart