THE RidgeMonkey Line Control Arm accessory is designed to act as a ‘third hand’, for when you want to keep ‘finger pressure’ control on line peeling off a fixed-spool reel. A clever gizmo, it’s primarily aimed at bait-boat users.
The Line Control Arm clips onto the spool of most big pit-sized reels, providing just enough of a ‘check’ to control the flow of line without it spilling and tangling. It’s also foam-lined, to prevent line damage.
You could also use it for rowing a bait out into position, with the bale arm open, to keep line twist to a minimum.
You might also use it for walking your rig down the bank to a quiet spot, or when fishing with an open bale arm for predator