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anyone know much about fly fishing reels? Answered

ok so i have a okuma fly fishing reel that ticks,i once stopped it from ticking but forgot how anyone have any suggestions?

ps.im off on a fishing holiday soon and need info asap

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sharlstonTool Using Animal

Reply 8 years ago

but i havent got one,i have 2 dials that say more or less,more is more drag less is less drag,it works by adjusting a pawl inside the reel,there was a combinaion of the dials that made it silent but i cant remeber it

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sharlstonTool Using Animal

Reply 8 years ago

Ive just come back from holiday and bought a centrepin and a new fly fishing reel i might make a instructable on mantinence,Thanks

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NachoMahmasharlston

Reply 8 years ago

.  Quick searches of the Okuma web site for "380s" and "380S" turned up no hits. ;(

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sharlstonNachoMahma

Reply 8 years ago

:( Ah well off on holiday today so ill buy a new one

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caitlinsdad

8 years ago

http://www.stripersonline.com/surftalk/showthread.php?p=7431791

not your reel but everything else seems to point to taking your reel apart and then breaking off the clicker striker.  On other brands, the clicker is integral to the operation and is the pawl mechanism so you can't really file down the noisemaking part that comes in contact with the other metal.  That spring tension is needed for the proper operation.  Did you happen to take your reel apart last time to inspect it or turn the direction around and maybe bent the clicker?

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sharlstoncaitlinsdad

Reply 8 years ago

i didnt take it apart put just took the spool off