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Downrigger

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Using a Downrigger

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Reading Downrigger Cable Angles

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Using a Cannon Downrigger

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How to Use a Downrigger

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Tips for Fishing with a Downrigger - How Far Behind the Cannon Ball?

A downrigger is a device used while fishing using the trolling method, which places a lure at the desired depth. A downrigger consists of a three to six-foot horizontal pole which supports a cannonball, generally 10 to 15 pounds. by a steel cable. A clip, also known as a "release" attaches a fishing line to the cannonball weight. The bait or lure is attached to the release.
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