This Trick Prevents Wind Knots, Line Twists, And Uneven Line On Your Spinning Reel
By: Joe Simonds on February 2, 2017
Hate wind knots and line twists on your braided line?
So do we!
And this cool video tip reveals a great way to help eliminate uneven line on your spinning reel (that will eventually lead to line twists and knots).
There are numerous ways that wind knots, line twists, and knots occur on spinning reels loaded with braided line, and one of the most overlooked causes is uneven line on your spool.
Here’s what happens when you have uneven line in the spool:
- If your spool is sitting too high, the braided line will start to unevenly bunch up towards the bottom of the spool which will cause knots due to the line overlapping
- If your spool is sitting too low, the braided line will start to unevenly bunch up towards the top of the spool which will cause knots due to the line overlapping
The great news is that there is a simple solution when you notice your braided line not being evenly distributed on the spool.
It’s simply to remove the top of the spool and adjust the washers as shown in the video.
It could mean taking away washers, adding more, or substituting for different size washers.
Note: Use nylon (or plastic) washer that will not rust or corrode. Now you know why there are washers in most of the new spinning reel boxes.
Trick To Prevent Knots Due To Uneven Line On Your Spool
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