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Do you palm it?

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I always palm.

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pfft only losers palm it. i palm it

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I do it as I believe it gives me more support for the reel when holding the rod and I when setting the hook.

It feels uncomfortable not palming the reel.

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i've only met 1 guy who doesn't.

I hope you can make it to Kentucky Lake next spring,

I look forward to meeting you and then you'll know two

"non-palmers"! It just doesn't feel right to me, but I'm

not at all surprised to be in the minority on this one.

8-)

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I palm mine.  I have fished with those who don't and it doesn't seem to be that awkward looking.  I have huge hands so palming just about anything isn't hard for me.

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I palm my jig/worm combo but don't palm my cranking setup.

I should probably vote Yay then because I use the jig combo MUCH more than my cranking one.

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i dont even know how to not palm a reel LOL!

do you hold it by the handle and the trigger when you're fishing? that just seems rediculous! ;D

i palm all the time, couldnt imagine doing it differently.

i also lay my finger under the level wind so that the line lays ontop of my finger. IT REALLY DOES HELP DETECT SMALL BITES!

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Of course I do! Only weirdos don't!

:P

So...How do you palm a spinning reel?

::)

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Most of the guys I have seen using round reels hold the foregrip and the line.  Old school I guess.  I have seen Shaw Grigsby do this, and several others.

Anthony

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Bass fishing I always palm the reel. But when I am muskie fishing I hold it by the foregrip...I seem to get more leverage on the hookset.

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Always have so it would be really awkward to try the other way...

                      As Ever,

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Palm; 2 finger in front of the trigger, two fingers behind the trigger and my thumb on top of the reel.

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Of course I do! Only weirdos don't!

:P

So...How do you palm a spinning reel?

::)

Do you grab your spinning reel with your hand behind the reel support- that would be like not palming a baitcaster.

I always palm I think it is easier to get into hookset mode plus its more balanced.

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