How do you spool a reel by yourself?
How do I spool my own fishing line?
Do you need to soak fishing line before spooling?
1 Begin by soaking the bulk spool in a bucket of warm (not hot) water. This will make the line suppler and remove some of the storage memory. It will also mean you can add some tension to the line with your finger and thumb when spooling-up without burning your skin via the friction heat.