Intro: 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
You will need:
Step 2: Putting Line on a Reel.
Image 1: The reel.
Image 2: Open The Bail Arm.
Image 3: Tie on line. This is the knot you tie: http://www.animatedknots.com/arbor/index.php
Image 4: Close Bail Arm.
Image 5: If you are a young beginner get a parent or a friend to put a pencil through the line holder so it will come off easier. Remember to keep the line tight when you are loading the reel to prevent kinks and twists.
Step 3: Mounting the Reel
Image 1: Cut the line when the reel is full but not over full.
Image 2: On most reels there is a line clip on the side. Clip the line in here for now.
image 3: On a rod, near the handle, there is a reel mount that looks like this.
Image 4: Slide the reel into the mount.
Image 5 Screw the mount tight.
Step 4: Bring Line Through Line Guides
Image 1:Un-clip the line and open the bail arm.
Image 2:Put the line through the line guides.
Image 3:Close the bail arm when there is about a meter of line coming out of the top line guide.
Step 5: Attach Your Lure
You are almost done!!!!!!!!
Image 1: Tie on the lure. This is the knot I use with my rapala (pictured): http://www.animatedknots.com/rapala/index.php
Image 2: Cut of the left over line.
Image 3: You are ready to start fishing!!!!!