How Do You Get the Curl Out of a Fishing Line?

Have you ever gone fishing, only to find that your line is all curled up? It can be incredibly frustrating, especially when you’re trying to cast your line accurately. But don’t worry – there are plenty of ways to get the curl out of a fishing line.

One of the easiest ways to get the curl out of a fishing line is to spool it up in the opposite direction. To do this, start by unspooling your reel until it is completely empty. Then, fill it up with fresh line in the opposite direction from which it was originally spooled. This will help straighten out the kinks in your line and get rid of any curls.

Another way to get rid of the curl in your fishing line is by stretching it out.

To do this, tie one end of the line around a stationary object such as a chair or post, and then hold onto the other end and pull as hard as you can until the line is stretched tight. Once you let go, the line should be straight and free from any kinks or curls.

You can also use heat to get rid of any kinks or curls in your fishing line. To do this, heat up a pot of water on the stove until it is just below boiling, and then submerge your fishing line into it for about two minutes. This will help relax any tight kinks or curls in your line and make them easier to straighten out when re-spooling or stretching it out.

Finally, if none of these methods seem to be working for you, you can always invest in some specialized tools like a rod holder or de-curler tool that are specifically designed for getting rid of kinks and curls in fishing lines. These tools work by clamping down on each side of the curl while gently pulling on both ends until they are straightened out again.


Getting rid of those pesky curls in your fishing line doesn’t have to be an impossible task – with these simple tips and tricks, you’ll have a perfectly straightened out fishing line in no time! Whether you choose to re-spool, stretch out or heat up your fishing line; these methods should help you easily tackle those pesky curls so that you can focus on what really matters: catching fish!

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Emma Gibson