Old 07-28-2014, 12:31 PM
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Angler Managemnt
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Originally Posted by N2theblue View Post
There is no reason to set the hook. What is likely happening is that after you set the hook slack is getting in the line and the fish are getting off.

I always laugh at people who set the hook like a bass fisherman.
so true, TV killed the art of hooking fish. I always tell everyone leave the damn thing in the holder and just slowly tighten the drag, the ripping up of the rod is no good.
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