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Old 06-03-2002, 07:41 PM
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I'm new with using a downrigger and was wondering what clip would be best to run off it?
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Old 06-04-2002, 06:13 AM
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We only use the Black Kite clips. They are expensive at around $15 a piece but work much better then the other style (I call them clothes pin clips). Be sure to twist the line 6-8 times and hook the loop on the clip. You can adjust the tension to what ever you need.

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Old 06-04-2002, 10:00 AM
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clips are a pain in the butt. just send your lead down and then set your line out to the distance you like the attach a heavy rubberband to your line and a paper clip to the downrigger cable. the bait will travel down to what ever depth you like. you can run multiple lines as well. if you get strike you wont need to crank the down rigger up just add a rubberband and another paper clip.

Way easier let me tell you.

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Old 06-04-2002, 03:54 PM
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Forget clips, go with shower curtain rings and small rubber bands. You never bring the weight up, just add another ring after a strike.

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Old 06-04-2002, 03:56 PM
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I use Scotty clips. Very easy to clip and hold up well. About $8.00
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Old 06-05-2002, 08:14 AM
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The only thing a downrigger clip is good for is to hold the #64 rubber band. I belive just about any of them will do this.

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Old 06-05-2002, 08:53 AM
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What's the best way to fish multiple depths?
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Old 06-05-2002, 02:46 PM
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Thanks for the feedback,now we are talking about the rubberbands running right off the cable and you can put them on with the weight in the water with no problem and it will slide down?
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