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Pick a slow speed then include some gentle lazy "S" turns. That way one lure speeds up slightly, the other slows down. Watch for patterns, then go from there. i.e if the faster catches fish then speed up.

Tom B.


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Slow speeds like this are fine as long as you are getting fish. If you're not, don't be afraid to pick it up. I can't tell you how many fish I've caught while reeling in a line to check or change a lure. If you're not hitting fish, keep picking it up a couple tenths at a time up to 3.0 or even faster. I've caught browns at over 3.5 many times, even in cold water. At this time of year, fish will be pocketed and you've got to find them. 3.0mph will get you to them faster than 2.0mph. Just make sure you're sticks are tuned or you are pulling spoons that will take that speed. When you find them, don't leave them till you've made a few passes without a strike.

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