Fishing rods, reels, line, and lures are tools and must be cared for as such if they are to perform properly year after year. So, you need to maintain your fishing rod and reel to use them properly for a long run and get the best out of them.
Without caring much, they will lose their potential performance and can create problems, when you go out fishing. There are actually many ways you can take care of the fishing tackle. In using my fly fishing combo and other fishing tackles like ultralight reels and rod, i have faced many problems and later learned to solve them. I am here to give the simplest of them.
Check Out some of the modern techniques you can follow to maintain your fishing rod and reel to have a great experience in fishing.
Fishing rods are one of the major components that need proper maintenance and care. Some people, however, tend to forget that and that crease hassle during your fishing trip.
Here are some valuable tips for taking care of rods.
I have seen this question a lot: how to store fishing rods?
Well, you need proper knowledge for storing fishing rod properly. Store all rods straight, in a dry, clean area, so they will not take a bend or set. Also, check care, how to store a fishing pole in a better position in the rack.
However, there are special racks are made for this purpose. Or you can make your own to store rods vertically or horizontally. This is actually the best way to store fishing rods.
Cleaning fishing rods regularly is a must for maintenance of the fishing tackle properly. Well, there are some certain ways more or less difficult to clean regularly. With some experience in angling for a long time, I have some tips to offer.
Wash rods after each use, especially if they have been in dirty or salt water. Use a brush or cloth to wash carefully and thoroughly around the guides and reel seats.
Reels need special care because they have so many working parts that can rust or corrode. Here are some simple ways you can maintain your fishing reel.
To have a perfect reel for a long time, you need to provide oil and greases to several parts of your reel. It will make sure your reel remains better in the rough and sands. Also, if you are planning for saltwater fishing then, oil and grease can save your reel and rods from the salty water.
The fishing line gets worn and damaged with regular use. Here are some tips on proper maintenance.
Don’t overlook lures and hooks, which also need regular attention. If you do not take these seriously your fishing experience will not only be affected but also will the fishing rod and reel can get distorted.
Finally, several tools are essential for the care and maintenance of fishing tackle.
Keep pliers handy when fishing; they are ideal for unhooking fish, adjusting hooks, modifying lures, and taking care of a variety of other fishing emergencies. Also, always carry a hook hone or sharpener to sharpen hooks as you are fishing.
About me: Hi, I'm Alex N. Ferroni, One of the creators of The Safariors blog and former camping trainer at Tripspot Magazine. I wish some other outdoor, hiking, hunting, fishing and camping enthusiasts have made this blog to share our thought. We are learning a lot through each trip, and we want you to learn that too!