Trolling with the Downrigger
Denis Isbister of Wild Fish Wild Places TV gives us some inside advice and tips on how he stays successful while on the troll for giant cutthroat trout on Pyramid Lake in Nevada.
These techniques definitely play out in other regions as well. In this episode, Denis is using the Okuma Coldwater Low Profile Line Counter matched up with the SST trolling rods.
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Okuma Cold Water line counter reels are constructed upon a powerful star drag foundation including heavy-duty machine cut brass gears, dual anti-reverse systems and full Carbonite drag system with up to 7kg of maximum drag output, Okuma anti-fogging Clear View Technology. The reels are available in both right and left hand retrieve and also provide purple-pink ladies edition.- Lightweight corrosion resistant frame & sideplates - Multi-disc, Carbonite drag system - Aluminum handle arm with Ergo grip handle knobs - 2BB + 1RB Stainless steel ball bearings - Quick-set anti-reverse roller bearing - Oversized machine cut brass XL drive and pinion gears - Self-lubricating gearing system, all models - Speed Lock pinion gear system, all models - Machined aluminum, two tone anodized spool - Dual anti-reverse system. (Mechanical and roller bearing) - Mechanical line counter function measures in feet - CVT: Clear View Technology anti-fogging line counter - Aluminum ratcheting drag star for precision drag settings - Wide Mouth levelwind: Clearance for copper lines - Automatic trip spool engaging mechanism - MSS: Mechanical Stabilizing System for increased durability - DLX represent left hand crank line counter models
Okuma SST Travel Rods feature IM8 graphite blank construction, custom 4-pcs travel design and travel rod tube are convenient for travel.- Technique and species specific rod actions - Sensitive IM-8 graphite rod blank construction - E-glass rod blank construction on Halibut rods - Durable stainless steel guide frames - Zirconium guide inserts reduce friction from braided lines - Halibut/Sturgeon rods use heavy duty boat guide frames - Custom 1-K woven carbon fiber pipe reel seat on Salmon rods - Custom IM-8 graphite pipe reel seat on UL and most spinning rods - Premium fore and rear grips on all models - Halibut rods feature a triangular shaped fore grip with shrink tubing. - Integrated compressed cork butt cap, non skid surface - Stainless steel hook keeper