I use this all the time to connect my braided mainline to my mono or fluorocarbon leaders: The Uni Knot. It takes a little practice, but it is easy once you get the hang of it!
It’s kind of an old school video, but there’s some good stuff in there…
But there is a silver lining — hot days cause all sorts of weed growth on local lakes and that means it’s time for froggin…which is a blast!
To learn more about froggin’ for bass, check out my full how-to article HERE
And just think: that stuff gets all over everything…Your rods, your lures, your boat, your reels, your clothes — and you!
If left unattended, all that slimy mess will turn rancid and cover everything you have with fish-repelling stink. Unsightly and unappealing to finned critters! So, it is imperative to thoroughly wash all your gear before you put it away.
Unfortunately there’s no one magic bullet that you can use to clean everything but I have found a handful of products that get the job done very nicely. Here are some suggestions to “de-stinkify” your fishing stuff:
Rods & Reels
My gear really gets hammered during salmon and steelhead seasons…when I’m using a lot of eggs.
I get a lot of comments on my perch posts and emails with questions from folks about surfperch fishing, so I decided to put together this how-to eBook that shows you everything you need to catch these fun little buggers! It’s now available on Amazon/Kindle and Nook (iPad and iPhone soon too!).
Or buy now using the links below…