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    1. What size / type of spoons do you use casting for lake trout from piers? I heard little Cleos 3/4 oz but they look pretty big. Do 3/4 oz Cleos work for steelhead too? Anyone use ko wobblers or moonshine for lakers? Are moonshine spoons more of a night time thing? 2...
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    I tried out drift fishing, my setup was 12 pound mono main line to a three way swivel, a clip that I attached pencil weight to and a 3 foot fluorocarbon leader. Does anyone else the problem where your leader line gets wrapped around your mainline? When I would reel in my leader was shorter...
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    I am interested in trying out yarnies drift fishing, does anyone know a good place to buy some? I found this place on esty that sells yarnies. what size and type of hooks do you use with yarnies? 1. do the yarnies come on the hook or do you put them on then hook each time? 2. do you fish...
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    I seen some people drift fishing today and they caught two steelhead. I think im going to try it out but I have a couple of questions: 1. What size hooks do you use for spawn bags when drift fishing? What size hook for beads ? 2. What else can you use other than bait? Can you use flies or...
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    When I float fish I am using a bobber stop, bead, 1/2oz slip aero-float, bead, egg weights 1/2oz , bead, bobber stop, swivel, fluorocarbon leader, to a 1/8oz jig or egg hook. 1. Do I need a shot pattern on my leader line to get the hook or jig down? 2. how do you cast to prevent line tangle...
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    So I went float fishing today... I am using a 9'6 okuma with a 4000 pflueger president with 12 pound maxima and a 8 pound fluorocarbon leader. I was using a 1/2oz aerofloat, egg weights on my main line to a swivel going to my leader with a single split shot halfway on my leader before a size 6...
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    I got my first salmon / steelhead rod this spring, are there clips or something to connect the two piece together for storage ? I have also seen some people put cotton balls on the connecting piece is that a good idea?
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    Anyone know a good knot for mono to fluorocarbon? I am using 12 pound maxima mono and 8 pound fluorocarbon. Do you guys let the knot go through your rods eyes ?
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    I am new to fishing, I started this year with just casting spoons but now I wanted to get a float rod for winter and spring steelhead. I have a couple of question about the set up tho: 1. What are some good float rods. I have been looking at the Okuma SST 9'6" or 10'6", how important are the...
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