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Why is my fishing line not reeling in?

Asked: Marty Rembecki, Last Updated:

When a fishing reel won't reel in, there are two common problems to look for: The line is tangled, or the cast-bail is askew. Fixing either of these problems is quickly done, in the field or at home, using a minimum of hand tools. ... There is no need to remove any cover with spin reels as they have open faces.

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  • Is it OK to freeze tuna?

    Freeze up to three months. Thaw frozen tuna slowly in the refrigerator. If it is in a sealed zip-top bag, it can be thawed more quickly by placing the sealed package in a sink or pot of cold water. ... Leftover cooked tuna is excellent as a salad topper.

  • How do I know if there are fish in my pond?

    If you notice the bobber moving around the water, chances are you have a fish. Turn the radar depth finder on as you move your boat through the water. It makes the fish easier to find as you circle the pond. This is used in most fishing tournaments on lakes but can also work well in ponds.

  • What is the best way to freeze fresh salmon?

    Fresh salmon: Place unused fresh salmon in a vacuum sealed bag or freezer sealed bag. Place current date on the fresh salmon and store in freezer for up to 3 months. Smoked salmon: To maintain the highest quality for smoked salmon we do not recommend freezing the product.

  • Do freshwater clams have pearls?

    Although clams and mussels can also produce pearls, they don't do so very often. Most pearls are made by oysters, and they can be made in either freshwater or saltwater environments. As oysters grow, an internal organ called the mantle uses minerals from the oyster's food to produce a substance called nacre.

  • Why do we not eat carp?

    1.) Carp are bottom-feeding fish, which makes them much more likely to pick up toxins, chemicals, and generally unpleasant flavors from the wild. (Surprisingly enough, their mercury levels are low since they generally don't eat other fish.)

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  • What fish does Wendy's use?

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  • Can I use supermarket tuna for sushi?

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  • Is Whiting fish smelly?

    While I'm usually not sensitive to the smell of seafood, this Pacific Whiting is extremely fishy… which makes me question just how fresh it is. The price is very good, but I would definitely suggest cooking it with citrus and fresh herbs to mask the excessively fishy smell/taste.

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    Thanks to its larger size, the mantis shrimp will have a significant advantage over the pistol shrimp. While the pistol shrimp relies only on the shockwave, the mantis shrimp has the physical hit plus the shockwave. The mantis shrimp can take a hit better then a pistol shrimp, as it has a sturdier build.

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    Use baits that are plant-based or artificial corn. when fishing from shore, each line you use must be no further than 2 metres (6 feet) away from another line you are using. when fishing from a vessel (such as a boat), all lines must be on board the vessel with you.

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    Any light under the water, no matter what the color, will attract fish. When lights are placed under the water, they reflect off particles in the water. These tiny little particles enhance a natural food source for bait. These bait fish are then attracted to the light.

  • What happens to oysters after pearls are harvested?

    After that pearl is harvested, the oyster is usually "sacrificed" because it is unlikely to produce another pearl so shiny. The meat may be consumed locally, although there isn't an international market for the flesh of pearl oyster species.

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    What foods provide omega-3s?

    1. Fish and other seafood (especially cold-water fatty fish, such as salmon, mackerel, tuna, herring, and sardines)
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