Picture of How to set up A Fishing Rod For Lure Fishing
This is an Instructable to help all the beginners of the great sport of fishing! It will show you how to spool(put line on) a reel and attach it to a fishing rod. PLEASE RATE MY INSTRUCTABLE..

Step 1: What You Will Need

Picture of What You Will Need
You will need:
-A Rod
-A Reel
-Fishing Line
-A Lure
-A Scissors
iainman1 year ago

That's not the proper way to line a spinning reel. You should leave the spool on it's side facing up, then reel it in. (The way you show is for spincast reels) They are designed to reel in fresh line that way. And if it does get knotted or kinked just pull the knot out and flip the spool over. Later on it will be less hassle and less of a chance of your line getting all tangled up while trolling or reeling in.

bfrancis24 years ago
Thank you for this! It helped greatly!
IRCTOPGUN5 years ago
Thank you for this guide, i live in Middlesbrough, North East England, I will try this guide out for myself when i go sea fishing next and let you know the outcome of my fishing trip using this guide.
hammy108096 years ago
there is a repella lure that work real well, its blue on top and silver and orange in the bottom, works danm good, i bought my second one today(lost first one) and on the first cast when i realed my rod in a 1 1/2 foot fishpike or trout) swims right over it and grabs it, but i was so used to bass fishing that i riped the hook right out of em'. made me sick to my stomach
K-Dawg (author)  hammy108096 years ago
cool (just one thing its called rapalla not a repella)
K-Dawg (author) 6 years ago
Check out my other Instructable on every thing you need to know about sea fishing. http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Fishing/