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I did a little fishing yesterday. Caught one nice crappie and three catfish. We didnt fish long, we bout got blowed off the lake. Anyway to my question. Do you do anything to your yo-yo's to keep them working well? Mine seemed to not be as springy as before and they has some white powdery build up on them. I had a guy tell me once that he sprayed his with W-D 40. Any anvice would be appreciated!:biggrin:
 

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I did a little fishing yesterday. Caught one nice crappie and three catfish. We didnt fish long, we bout got blowed off the lake. Anyway to my question. Do you do anything to your yo-yo's to keep them working well? Mine seemed to not be as springy as before and they has some white powdery build up on them. I had a guy tell me once that he sprayed his with W-D 40. Any anvice would be appreciated!:biggrin:
My brother Steve swears by WD/40....when he goes Bass fishing, he sprays his plastic worms....I never seen anybody catch more bass with any other spray on attractant! That's a fact....I say go for it....it couldnt hurt the spring, and sure doesnt scare fish!:wink:
 

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You mean you're actually supposed to pick the Yo's up after using 'em?? J/K:biggrin:

I hang all my Yo's up once a year on the fence in the back yard and spray 'em down good with WD-40 and pull the string out to an arms lenth 3 or 4 times to get the spring coated good and let them dry out. I've got some old White's that are 10 or 12 years old.
 

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The springs will get weak with age. I also spray WD40 and this seems to add a little life to them. If I am going to the trouble to set them out. I want them to work. I lose a lot of fish as the wear down. I try to replace them as the spring weakens. I have been catching a lot of cats in the 5 to 10 lbs range and they wear one out fast. I even caught a 6 lbs bass last Friday night. I have not caught a crappie this year.
After 4 trips I am about to give it up. By this time last year I had caught 5 limits of 14" to 16" crappie. The water warmed up faster last year.
 

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You mean you're actually supposed to pick the Yo's up after using 'em?? J/K:biggrin:

I hang all my Yo's up once a year on the fence in the back yard and spray 'em down good with WD-40 and pull the string out to an arms lenth 3 or 4 times to get the spring coated good and let them dry out. I've got some old White's that are 10 or 12 years old.
i've got some yoyo's of my papa's that are pushing 20+ years and they're still going strong. WD40 is the trick I use each year before I start fishing them. Soak em down and pull the line in and out a few times. Wear some old clothes cause that rusty drip off will ruin a good t shirt. :wink:
 
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