The open face spinning reel is a wonderful fishing tool. As far as I’m concerned, there isn’t anything else available that will let you handle really light lines and lures as efficiently.
In my previous column I detailed how the great majority of users of the open face get the job done. They do it by draping the line across their right forefinger; then they straighten that finger at the instant they want their lure to fly off to its intended target. [Read more…]