How To Load Line on a Spinning Reel

Essential skills for every angler

Load Line on a Spinning Reel Fishing
Load line the right way every time. Steve Sanford

When loading the line onto a spinning reel, avoid line twist by flipping the new line spool so the line comes off the spool in the same direction the reel bail spins. Then thread the line through your rod guides, tie the end to the reel spool, and wind at a constant speed while applying pressure on the line.

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