Casting School
Trout & Salmon|December 2017

PART 11: MAINTAIN YOUR TACKLE

Discover ways to extend the life of your rods and fly-lines

Eoin Fairgrieve

WITH THE CLOSED season upon us, it’s time to check rods and lines for signs of wear and tear. They take more of a bashing during a hard season than you might think.

It’s worth inspecting the rod rings. Look along the individual sections and you’ll quickly identify a ring that’s out of alignment. This is easily corrected by applying gentle pressure on the ring in the appropriate direction.

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