Thread: Over-Lining
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Old 03-09-2006, 05:27 PM
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Default Re: Over-Lining

While "over-lining" the rod will help make short casts by loading the rod quicker, it is not a good idea for longer casts. When making a long cast over-lining the rod reduces the rod's ability to effectively carry a long length of line outside of the guides. I find that in general most well designed rods cast best at all distances with the stated line weight.
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