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It's not something I've ever considered before, but it's a good question. A few possible answers I guess. If there's a decent amount of depth from the lip of the spool to the line, there's less risk of bird-nesting. If you spool to the lip of the rim, it's easy for line to spool off when you don't want it to, and get caught up. It's also convenient. If you ...


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My dad used to take us fishing with a net in the Caribbean. As I recall, the locals's traditional net is just like a wider, deeper tennis court net. You have floats on top and weights on the bottom. In this case, it was probably around 15-25 m wide, and 2-3 m deep. (Sorry, my dimensions are sketchy, I was only about 5-8 yrs old at the time). There are ...


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