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Author Topic: winterizing your fishing stuff?  (Read 883 times)

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matt

winterizing your fishing stuff?
« on: October 29, 2006, 03:52:58 PM »

well went out today,realize fish aren't biting anymore.....so i figured i put up my poles for the winter since i ain't used to fishing in 30 degree weather.Now comes buying lures through the winter for next year....my girl is already female doging about the money i spend....lol

Any tips on how to winterize the fishing stuff?
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Re: winterizing your fishing stuff?
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2006, 10:00:36 PM »

Tip 1 - clean your rods and reels - warm soapy water/rinse, and loosen the drags on the reels

Tip 2 - make sure all your tackle boxes/container dry out good and fast to avoid rust.
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Re: winterizing your fishing stuff?
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2006, 10:04:24 PM »

Don't put them up yet, just change species. The King Salmon and steelhead are biting.

I went out this morning it was 37 degrees and had a great time. The river only had three other people crazy enough to come out.
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