No-Twist Line Spooling | Boating Magazine

No-Twist Line Spooling

Follow these steps to prevent line loops and twists.

Line comes clockwise off spinning-reel spools. Keeping that in mind, follow these steps to prevent line loops and twists.

> Secure the line to the spool with an arbor knot.

> Close the bail to engage the reel.

> Have a friend hold the supply spool, making sure the line comes off counterclockwise.

> Keep tension on the line with your free hand.

> Fill the spool within 1/8 to 3/16 inch of the lip.

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