View Full Version : downrigging

11-02-2005, 07:44 PM
anyone ever use stackers? also do u know where to find a small one beacuase i have one big one but its to big for trout....need a small one if they make them also anyone ever use the hairline release by scooty was curious how are they and how they work...

11-02-2005, 08:58 PM
Many people use the ShuttleHawks for quick and easy stacking. These allow you to change out the release to any style you want. They run about $15.00 and worth every cent IMO.

11-02-2005, 09:45 PM
how woudl i stack them erreck? they look very nice i think iam going to order a couple thanks ....but how would i stack them? if i stacked the deepest one wouldnt come all the way bak up if iam right?

11-02-2005, 09:49 PM
You have to use a regular static release for you bottom line. You then set the stop (comes with the S.H.) on the cable the distance above your bottom line that you want you second line. Essentially, you use the S.H. in-place of a stacker release that you would attach to the cable.

11-02-2005, 09:58 PM
oh ok thanks erreck

11-04-2005, 06:46 PM
usually 0-20ft max and about 80 to 120ft behind depending on traffic with other boats....

11-07-2005, 11:17 PM
I have found "stacking" works best when going deeper than 40 feet.
Otherwise a 2oz weight is less work. (depending on trolling speed etc. Also with weights your rods should be "faned out" for a larger area, not just in two areas c/o the downriggers.)
If you are going for Kok's Stacking works.....