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When lubing my reels I apply some grease to all the external screws. Help protect from corrosion & makes removing the screws much easier at service time.
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Using a product called Salt-x (SX50) that has a corrosion preventer as an additive as well as salt killer - seems to work.
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Hi guys, looking for tips on maintenance of terminal tackle and spools. What do folks recommend? Just rinse in tap water or spray with a commercial product, and if the latter, which product?
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More fish in my goldfish pond than in the bop :) yer naa soon i will be set upon by hordes of kahawai till it warms up again, then they bugger off thank god...i know what place will take a hammering in december :) 
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Fish? what fish none around to catch ;)
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Originally posted by Jet_ski_fisher Jet_ski_fisher wrote:

True but what looks better in the boat? ;)

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True but what looks better in the boat? ;)
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Originally posted by Jet_ski_fisher Jet_ski_fisher wrote:

Found a trampoline spring holder, so cut the end off used a file to sharpen it to a point. but not to sharp and hey presto you have a iki spike with a great handle on it...
 
So does a 4 inch nail and pebble aka rock... as does the Burnsco cheapey bait knives.OuchLOL
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Found a trampoline spring holder, so cut the end off used a file to sharpen it to a point. but not to sharp and hey presto you have a iki spike with a great handle on it...


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Not much of a tip, but for what it's worth.

Use a kiddy's floating foam pool noodle and make a few knife slices in the end and presto you have a trace holder ready to go, hooks can be pushed into foam. 

Long or short traces, doesn't matter.  

Best to either make a loop or a swivel at the end for ledger rigs. Worked well when I had a boat.

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I found when using Squid as bait, keep changing the bait regularly as it looses the smell quick! Good luck everyone :) 
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For the Wife or Girlfriend that doesent like the smelly fishing on her hands.. use disposable rubber gloves. Peel off at end of day and clean handsWink She will love to go fishing with you then... 
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Don't forget to puncture the burley bag before you chuck it off the end of your boat. And don't forget to tie it into the burley pot or it will float out before you know it has gone
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What an original tackle tip....congratulations to this months WINNER of this great idea.

Hey you guys out there be in to win $100 BITE Tackle pack next month. Post your tip on this page or visit www.bitefishing.co.nz for more information on entering this competition.

Winning entries will be selected and featured in next months issue of the NZ Fishing News.
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awesome post that mate like the travel lift idea.
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make a burley pot for top water fishing.

use a 6" diameter piece of PVC tube. cap 1 end off and drill holes in the side. Make a bracket for the back of the boat and mount. also could make an optional plunger with screws to mince up any frames from bait you have been using.

I used the aux bracket for mine.

stored for travel..


dropped when stopped..


Drop the bracket down to put deeper in the water..


Couple of shots of the plunger i made, i used a cheap broom handle..



The up and down of the boat keeps everything mixed up, so there is no real need for the plunger. just helps break everything up..




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Congratulations to this worthy winner for the Tackle tip comp. This lucky entry won the BITE Tackle pack last month. See NZ Fishing News November edition. Send those entries in for this months BITE Tackle Tip and be into win a $100 BITE Tackle Pack.
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Make fishing floats you can steer!


http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k38/BulBob/2inPattern.jpg - BulletBobber Template
Material List:
  1. 1 pine or balsa board - 5” long, 1 1/2” wide and 1/4" thick. The wood grain must run the 5” length.
  2. Elmer’s glue
  3. Gorilla Glue
  4. Water resistant paint and/or sealer.
  5. Small diameter plastic tube (you can use one from a WD40 can)
  6. Round Tooth Picks
Tools:
  1. Coping or Scroll Saw
  2. Electric drill
  3. Drill bit that matched the tube.
  4. Wood file
  5. Sand paper
  6. Small paint brush
 
Building Steps:
  1. Print and cut out the light blue dotted rectangle after measuring to see if the 2” dimension actually measures 2” long on your print.
http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k38/BulBob/2inPattern.jpg

  1. Spread a thin layer of Elmer’s glue on one side of the board and apply the pattern.
  2. Cut the 2 pieces with the saw staying just on the outside of the green and red lines.
  3. Check the fit of the interlocking pieces and use a wood file as needed for a smooth sliding fit.
http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k38/BulBob/build.jpg

  1. Drill the hole half way through the red piece before gluing the pieces together.
  2. Drill slowly making sure the angle matches the line on the pattern.
  3. If the hole is centered and looks aligned properly glue the pieces together with Gorilla Glue and finish drilling the hole.
  4. Insert the tube and cut it a little long so it sticks out for now.
  5. Check the buoyancy before painting. It should sit less then half way submerged before painting.
  6. Thread your line thru the tube and use a piece of the tooth pick as wedge to hold it in place on the line after setting the depth you want to fish. They can also be slip rigged using split shot.
  7. Test it and using an 1/8 oz jig or 1/8 oz split shot with hook and bait to see if flips direction when given just a little tug! 
  8. A 1/4” board is good for a 2” long BulletBobber and 1/2" thick board can make a 4” long BulletBobber and 4” long one can handle 1/4 to 3/8 oz lead and many lures.
 Provided by Paul Lieb from www.bulletbobber.com

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keep your rigs in good order you dont get much from your bank so ask for money bags.
Great for storing rigs and even have a hole in them to let moisture out.
Just replace as needed at no cost
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