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Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Crawford County
Pick up some okuma magda trolling rod reel combos. Got mine for around 70$. Spool those up with some 15 or 20lb mono. Tie on a swivel and run 8' of a lighter leader 10lb for walleye 30 for salmon and so on, match the leader to the species. then tie on your lure, let out about 50 feet of line then clip the line to the release and put the rod in the holder on the downrigger, set the reel to free spool but make sure the clicker is on and lower the ball down to about 5 feet above the depth the fish are at. Now take the reel off free spool and wind in some line until the rod has a pretty good bow in it but wont pop loose from the release. This is the hardest part to get good at is setting the right tension to not false trip but light enough you dont plug up your lines hauling around a small fish for 2 hours. Im speaking from experience on that one! Theyre fun for sure, enjoy!
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