Frayed line

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THESLABCATCHER

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Hello, fishing the pellet wag at a local commercial yesterday i noticed my 5lb Maxima main line was frayed after having a few fish, so i setup again but had the same problem any ideas has anyone experienced this before [?]
 

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Have you got a cracked liner on a rod ring?

I'd check 'em all out.

And I mean with a powerful magnifying glass.
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Piker-Dave

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IMO, can only be 3 things..

1. crays
2. fishing over stone/rock/gravel bottom and frayed on retreaval
3. knackered rod eyes

i really cant see 2 happening, so im going for option 3.
 
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Check the line eyes on the rod for damage (just incase). Any gravel bars in the lake you were fishing?
 

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That is why I asked, like already mentioned the eys or the reel, when looking at the reel look at the roller on the bale arm.
 

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Managed to do a similar thing once. With my eyes not as good as they were I put the line through the gap to one side of the tip ring. Luckily I noticed but if I found the line was fraying and checked the guides afterwards all would have looked fine.
 

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I cant imagine it's crayfish or fishing over a stony/gravel bottom.....not on the pellet wag. [:0]

Bail arm/roller or a knackered ring/lining is my guess.[:W]
 

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I'm the same either a knackered rod ring or a damaged bail arm roller. I'd check the top joint eyes.
Get piece of line &run round the eyes you'll soon find out if it catches on the eye.You may not be able see by eye but'll find it with the line check.
 
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ChrisLeonard

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ive had the same thing but only on the hooklength... so its not passing through the eyes of my rod (mach 3)
 

THESLABCATCHER

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Thanks guys, found it last night a real nasty cracked ring, the front face of the ring has come away! [:(]
 

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Originally posted by THESLABCATCHER

Thanks guys, found it last night a real nasty cracked ring, the front face of the ring has come away! [:(]
Glad you found it my mate.
 
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