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Posted by Capt. Ken Lahr on

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------January 14, 20177th Annual Frederick MSSA Fishing ExpoClick the link above for more informationSaturday January 14, 2017Frederick County Fairgrounds, Bldg 9Frederick, MD 217018am - 3pm----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------January 21, 2017Md Chapter of Heroes on the Water Benefit Tackle ShowLake Shore Volunteer Fire Co4498 Mountain Rd Pasadena Md 21122Saturday, January 21st from 0800 till 3pm----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------January 28th & 29th, 2017 Kent Island Fishermen’s 7th Annual Fishing Flea MarketKent Island American Legion Post #278800 Romancoke RoadStevensville, MD 21666(1.5 miles south on Rt. 8 off of Rt. 50)When: Saturday (Jan. 28th, 2017) from 8AM to 4PMSunday (Jan. 29th, 2017) from 8AM to 3PMAdmission: $3.00 (16 yrs. & under Free)----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------February 11,...

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Reel Seat Screws Backing Out

Posted by Capt. Ken Lahr on

I have been getting some reels back for warranty work because the screws that attach the reel to the reel seat have backed out. I have been fixing the problem with red loctite. I think blue loctite may be close to what they used in the factory, which apparently, sometimes doesn’t hold. I have been able to get the screws back out even with the red loctite, so no worries about that.  Step-1Remove the small screw that locks the reel handle bolt down. Part # 23A  Step-2Remove the Handle Assembly Screw, part #23 and the handle. Step-3Remove the spring washer,...

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JC30 Break Down -By Chris Vassallo

Posted by Capt. Ken Lahr on

The JC 30 and JC 20 made by Reel Draggin' Tackle are probably the easiest fishing reels around to work on. If you are all thumbs or gorilla fisted, please don’t try to work on you reels. They have a two-year warranty. Send them back to the dealer and I will probably fix it for you. If you are mechanically incline look to your right, select a repair topic and read on.  Feel free to comment or ask questions.

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Handbook for the Identification of Yellowfin and Bigeye Tunas

Posted by Capt. Ken Lahr on

This is a great document that points out and explains identification features for both Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna. When it comes to Yellowfin, the one ID feature that never seems to fail me is to look for the tail bumps. Here is a picture, but read the document is is really good. Handbook for the Identification of Yellowfin and Bigeye Tunas

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Trolling Lure Depth Chart

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