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For those inline reel users. do you use backing line first before adding line? Where I fish the depth is not very deep. thanks in advance.
 

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Is backing recommended or not? or should I use straight line with a florocarbon leader?
 

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thanks was not sure since lakes here are usually less than 25'. Did not think I needed full spool except that thin line may get caught up in thicker backing. Miss fishing and hunting Colorado but not traffic.Taking son back there this winter though.
 

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There's two reasons for using backing. If you are using braid you need to use it to keep the braid from rotating on the reel when you get a fish. Also if you don't want to fill the whole spool with expensive line you can use a less expensive backing.
 

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I am not using backing on mine.. prolly 50 yards of line. I don't think i will be fishing my in line in super deep water, so 50 yards should be plenty. They are so fun to fish IMO, but take some getting used to
 
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