Fishing QuestionsCategory: Fishing Line FAQHow to put fishing line on a reel?
Vananllen A asked 4 months ago
How to tie fishing line to reel?

6 Answers
Alex – ProFisherman Staff answered 4 months ago
Thanks for the question! There are a few different ways to put fishing line on a reel, and it mostly depends on the type of reel you’re using. Here’s a quick rundown of the most common methods:

For baitcasting reels, you’ll want to start by attaching the line to the reel’s spool with a small rubber band. Next, take the end of the line and thread it through one of the Guides (the metal loops that stick out from the side of the reel). Once it’s through, wrap it around the spool a few times and then tie it off with an overhand knot. Make sure that the knot is tight against the spool so that it doesn’t come undone while you’re fishing.

For spinning reels, the process is similar, but you’ll want to start by threading the line through all of the Guides before wrapping it around the spool. This will help prevent the line from tangling as you reel in your catch. As with baitcasting reels, be sure to tie a tight knot so that the line doesn’t come loose.

We hope this helps – good luck out on the water!

Bernard answered 4 months ago
There are a few different techniques that you can use to put fishing line on a reel, and the best method for you will depend on the type of fishing reel that you have. If you have a baitcasting reel, spincast reel, or fly reel, you’ll need to follow slightly different instructions.

Baitcasting Reels:

If you’re using a baitcasting reel, the first thing you’ll need to do is attach the line to the arbor (the rotating shaft in the center of the reel). To do this, start by wrapping the line around the arbor several times. Once you’ve wrapped the line around the arbor a few times, use your thumb and forefinger to twist the line into a figure-eight shape. Finally, pull the end of the line through the loop that you’ve created.

Spincast Reels:

The process for spincasting reels is similar to baitcasting reels, but there are a few key differences. Instead of attaching the fishing line to the arbor, you’ll need to thread it through the eyelet (a small, metal loop) on the spool. Once you’ve threaded the line through the eyelet, start wrapping it around the spool in a clockwise direction. Make sure that you don’t wrap the line too tightly, as this can cause it to break when you’re fishing.

Carlos answered 4 months ago
Fishing line can be put on a reel by following these simple steps:

1. Start by threading the line through the eyelet at the end of the rod.

2. Then, wind the line around the spool clockwise while holding it in place with your finger.

3. Continue winding until the spool is full, then cut the line and tie a knot at the end to secure it.

4. Finally, reverse the process to fill in any gaps and ensure that the line is tight on the reel.

David answered 4 months ago
There are a few ways to put fishing line on a reel. The most popular is the arbor method.

To do the arbor method, you will need an empty spool, your fishing line, and your reel. First, cut off enough line from the spool to fit loosely around the arbor of your reel. Be careful not to cut off too much or you will have trouble threading it through the guides on your rod.

Lay the line around the spool in opposite directions so that it forms an X. Take one end of the line and hold it between your thumb and first 2 fingers. Twist the line counterclockwise with your fingers as you slowly rotate the spool with your other hand. As you twist, the line will start to form a small loop. Keep twisting until the line forms a figure eight before passing it through the center of the loop.

Do not pull too tight or else the fishing line might break when you are fishing. You can use a rubber band or tape to hold the fishing line in place on the spool while you put your reel back together. And that’s it! You’ve successfully put fishing line on your reel using the arbor method.

Martin Staff answered 4 months ago
There are a few ways to do this.

The easiest way is to use a fishing line spool. This is a small, plastic cylinder that has a hole in the center. The end of the fishing line is threaded through the hole and secured with a cap or screw. The spool can then be attached to the reel’s arbor (the central post that the reel’s gears are mounted on).

Another way to attach the line is to tie it directly to the reel’s bail arm (the metal wire arm that wraps around the spool when the reel is engaged). To do this, make a loop in one end of the line and tie it securely around the bail arm. Make sure there is enough line on the spool so that it can be wrapped around the arbor a few times.

Once the line is attached to the reel, you can start fishing! Just remember to keep an eye on the line and reel in when necessary so that you don’t run out of line.

Wilson answered 4 months ago
There are a few different ways that you can put fishing line on a reel, but the most common method is to use what is called a bobbin.

A bobbin is a tool that is used to wind the fishing line onto the spool of the reel. To use a bobbin, you will need to first tie one end of the fishing line to the bobbin. Then, hold the spool in one hand and spin it as you wrap the fishing line around the spool with the other hand.

Make sure to keep tension on the line while you are wrapping it so that it does not kink up. When you have finished winding, tie off the end of the line and cut any excess.