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How to Spool Fishing Line on a Casting Reel

We’ve all experienced it – constant backlashes, springy coils, and periodic break-offs. The fix is as easy as stripping off some of the damaged line and spooling on some new stuff. It’s a fast and easy process and keeping fresh line spooled doesn’t need to cost a lot either. Here’s some good pointers on how to re-spool a casting reel by yourself, accounting for backing, line-to-line knot location in the spool, and ensuring the line is laid down evenly and under the right pressure.