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Hello fellow fishers!
Can you please explain how these drifting bags work? Will it work on the Race area on those strong currents? in another words will it slowdown my drift?
Thanks to all and God bless.
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Sea Anchor

What they do is cause your boat to move at the same speed as the current. Example: Current is moving at 3 mph east, wind is blowing at 20 mph east, net speed of your boat is like 5 mph. A sea anchor will slow your boat down to about 3.5 mph. This allows you to fish with less weight. If the wind is against the tide (slowing your drift) a sea anchor will speed you up. In the right conditions it could be very helpful in the race.
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