COMMERCIAL ANGLER vol. 1 - Page 52

LIFT YOUR POLE,HOOK INTO A FISH, AND IT SUDDENLY BECOMES... All about the C Anyone who fishes a pole knows that elastication is crucial to making the method work properly. With a lack of running line, it’s the stretch and powerful recoil of the elastic that plays the fish for you and is also the ‘give’ in the setup that prevents the line between you and the fish breaking. Being able to elasticate your own top kits allows you to swap sizes and power of elastics as well as set up brand-new ones to suit your next session. You need to be able to do it right to avoid a bad setup and costly damages to your carbon. Follow the advice here and you’ll get it bang on.