How to set drag on softbait reel

Set your fishing reel drag right to catch more fish.

We find soft baiting very effective and great fun using lightweight gear. One thing's for sure, though, to avoid getting spooled or busted off, you need quality gear that's set up correctly.

One major component is a reel suitable for soft baiting.  But, it doesn't stop there; getting your drag right is imperative to get your soft bait rod working as it should.  Espresso from Catch Fishing Tackle takes us through how he likes to set the reel's drag on his softbait combo in the morning.

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