Fluorocarbon also is stretchy and it doesn't work well with spinning tackle
, because it's so heavy it slaps bigger rod guides instead of funneling through, thus making longer casts impossible.
As for those bait rigs, Foster uses spinning tackle
with 20-pound-test green-tinted braided line, and he ties on about 12 inches of 30-pound fluorocarbon leader using uni-knots.
The river hosts a wealth of species, from three species of salmon (Atlantic, king and coho), trout, steelhead, smallmouth bass, pike, perch and more, which can be fished with fly or spinning tackle
. Rybaak, who has fished the entire length of the Salmon River intensively for many years, draws upon his years of experience and expertise to help any angler, from newcomer to veteran, put more fish on the line when plying the waters of the Salmon River!
On the Nith which isn't flyonly like the Tweed, many anglers will use spinning tackle
if the beat allows it.
Possibly they found it easier to use the spinning reel and are able to catch more fish when using spinning tackle
Local charter boat captain Mike Wisniewski of Jigged Up Sportfishing made the cover of "On the Water" magazine this week for his exceptional success jigging for giant tuna using light spinning tackle
Peter McFarland, fishing at St Abbs from his kayak, had a good day using light spinning tackle
, taking wrasse to 2lb, cod to 5lb, and a personal-best 7.5lb pollock.
SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL: Pike anglers using spinning tackle
have been catching up to six pike, weighing up to 9lb, almost anywhere along the canal from Ellesmere Port to Backford.
I use spinning tackle
for Slug-Go fishing, and to make it easier to set the hook, I use a 3/0 wide gap off-set shank Eagle Claw hook.
On our trip last June for king salmon, we caught only one fish (the limit)--a whopping 47-pounder on light spinning tackle
. This was at a known hot spot with about 75 other anglers already fishing that stretch of river.
casts farther and works best for poppers and most 3-inch topwaters, but larger walking baits and prop baits often present better with casting gear and 20-pound braid.
Quality spinning tackle
or fly rods are provided along with lures and flies, and no license is required for this catch-and-release fishery.