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Rigging a decoy

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There has to be an easy adjustable way to tie off your decoys for varying depths.

I think there is a trick with a button but not sure how it goes.

Wish grandpa was still around to teach me this  

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I started using clamp on rattle reels this year, especially if I’m swimming a live decoy.  Easy tension adjustment and if I’m outside and a pike grabs my decoy I’ll know it.

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2 hours ago, Mike89 said:

I use an old bait casting reel in my shack...

same here................haven't lost a decoy since. and like wanderer i use a live decoy a lot, same thing.

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6 minutes ago, smurfy said:

same here................haven't lost a decoy since. and like wanderer i use a live decoy a lot, same thing.

agree 100% 2 bait casters...   you can hear the brake on them too if ya set it right and have the right reel...

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