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Can a Trolling Motor Battery Get Wet? Are Marine Batteries Waterproof?

Whenever my trolling motor battery acts up, the first thing I do is check to make sure the battery compartment is sealed correctly. It may seem unnecessary since marine batteries are made for the water, but they’re more vulnerable than you think. A trolling motor battery cannot get wet. Exposing a marine battery to saltwater …

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Why Do Fly Reels Click? Click and Pawl vs. Disc Drags Explained

If you have ever watched a fly fishing video, especially a vintage one, there is a noticeable clicking sound. Why do fly reels make that click in the first place? Fly reels click when a spring-loaded triangular piece of metal, called a pawl, bounces against the teeth of the fly reel’s gear. However, only reels …

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Fishing With Chicken Livers: Can You Use Chicken Livers In Saltwater?

From the bait selection to the rigs, lines, and other equipment, you’ll need a brand-new outlook on what to bring when you go saltwater fishing. Chum is a top choice for many seasoned fishermen, leaving new anglers to wonder: can you bait your hook with chicken livers? You can catch saltwater fish with chicken livers, …

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