Security while wearing stand-up products
January 1st, 2024
Halt! Hold on! Avoid doing it! If you notice any of these three mistakes with hunting equipment, make sure to stay away from them moving forward. Otherwise, your prized tackle wo n’t last as long as you think it will.
- when a reel will be in place for more than several days, leaving the move cranked over. The soft drag will become slow and uneven as a result of pinches and depressions in the pull material. Every time you hang the setup up for a month or more, it’s best to up the pull all the way down, whether you’re using spinning reels or standard gear. To help avoid water intrusion into the drag system, do this after the reel has been washed over, not before.
- leaving reels stored in a location where they are exposed to direct sunlight, spooled with monofilament ( or rigged with fluorocarbon leaders ). Indeed, fluoro is a type of monofilament that is degraded by UV rays, and over time, that 20 pound test will turn into 15 pounds, then 10 pounds. Instead, make sure rod racks are positioned away from windows, in a garage or closet where they wo n’t be exposed to the sun.
- leaving a sigh! pull on a bucktail or fixture head. These things harden into stone when they dried up. A worse handle act is attempting to remove a lure from them after they have hardened because you’ll likely bend the hook prior to the Gulp! gives approach. Do n’t forget to take out the Gulp! s after each journey, and if you forget to, cut the trap into a bucket of water rather than fumbling with it. The Gulp! will refresh and, after about 30 minutes, drop off the hook with ease.