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Release above or below my probe?


charb

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Above the probe cause if you put it below when you take the slack out of line it will allow the probe to swing against it possibly cause a weak point and breaking line. 

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  • 2 weeks later...

Don't use that crappy breakaway cable that comes with the probe, I lost a cannonball a few years ago when I was bringing the ball over to me. There must have been a weak spot in the cable and it broke free alright, right to the bottom. I made up a heavy duty rig to attach the ball. My probe never comes within 10 ft of the bottom so I don't need it to break free.
Also, those probes are about $250 to replace so if it's not in the water it's in the protective case, I don't dangle it from the downrigger.IMG_1348.JPG


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