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Landing the fish
May 17, 2015

Landing the fish

Landing the fish is not about reeling the fish in and landing it. The reel is not from dragging fish, but for taking up the slack or playing out line while you fight the fish and eventually bring it in. A fish is never caught until it is in the boat or on the wharf. A last flurry of energy at any time close to retrieval may well dislodge a hook that is not fully set. Jetty anglers are at peril of losing the fish if the pier platform is a long......

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