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  1. Daiwa M-One Plus downrigger mooching reel. Only used a handful of times, in almost new condition. Looking for $60 obo plus the shipping.
  2. Thanks rolmops, slow and steady if I do try will be the way I go. I'm still not sure if I will try this, was just an idea I had for the hell of it
  3. The drop down was my concern as well. Thought about lowering it slow by hand by releasing the clutch, speeding up a bit might help too until it's set
  4. I'm sorry. 1 300 and 1 200. The used stuff id fine as long as it's in good shape still
  5. Thats a good point that I hadn't considered lightbringer. I'm not super worried about dragging a walleye because we keep them anyway (an undersized fish goes back of course). But im definitely not out there looking to intentionally drag and kill fish that is for sure. We have gotten into the habit of checking rods every 20-25 minutes walleye trolling because we get a lot that don't trip the release or pull drag on the planers. But I would hate to be that jerk that drags a Sturgeon or something protected or out of season around for even a short period of time.
  6. I'll bring scissors just in case lol. Can't hurt to try. Walleye fishing this year on Erie has been pretty damn slow
  7. I know some will think this is crazy. Let me start by saying I will only do this walleye trolling, definitely not trout and salmon. And also, I run fixed cheaters also for those who are going to say just do that, I do. I run chamberlain releases on my riggers so my release is above the ball. This leaves the eyelet on the tail of my ball open. I was thinking about running a worm harness directly off of this with a 1-2ft piece of 25-30lb fluorocarbon with a snubber between it and the ball. On my fish hawk rigger I have a good 8-10 inches between the release and ball, I think this will help prevent tangles. My hopes is to possibly pick up a couple hitch hikers maybe every time I bring the ball up. I see them come to the ball on my lowrance, so I figured what could it hurt, as long as I can keep it from tangling on the way down of course. What are people's thoughts, anyone ever tried this? I talked to one older guy on Erie that says he's done it and it works so I figured what the heck might be worth a try.
  8. I've tried the loop, it just untwists and spins the rubber band. I will try a double half hitch and see if that works. I was doing a half hitch, then over hand knotting the rubber band around the braid and even that was slipping through. I believe this is cabelas ripcord or some other power pro knock off. 30 lb
  9. Would you take $100 for just the Cisco mounts?
  10. We use rubber bands on our releases when we are walleye fishing because it's nice to be able to watch the stretch for small fish. Also use them for fixed cheaters on the riggers. The problem im having is because we use such light rubber bands and 30lb braid mainline the braid tends to just slide through the rubber band. Wondered if anyone has had the same issue and has come up with a solution. I've tried clinching the half hitch tighter to the point of almost breaking the rubber band and no help, tried loops in the line but the loop just untwists and spins the rubber band. It makes it difficult to pop a planer release to switch baits around
  11. I'm looking to buy a set of used outriggers. Prefer 15 ft. If anyone has a set they may want to sell, shoot me a message
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