Zip tie or tape the tag ends of your anchor rope knots
of tying the anchor rope fast to the boat put a float on the end
of the rope. That way you can move fast to chase a big fish or
get out of the way of something big floating at you. Just undo
your rope cleat and throw the float over. Go back and get your
your anchor, rope and float in a rubber feed pan. It keeps it
organized, saves your boat from dings and it is easy to move if
you have more than one boat.
your approach to the spot where you want to position your boat.
Drop your anchor far enough upstream. When you anchor is set,
you can let more rope out to get to your perfect spot.
enough room upstream to be able to break your anchor loose if
it gets hung up.
anchors dig in and set fast. Never throw it up over a high bank
unless you want to pull a bunch of the bank into the boat with
you, or have a monkey that will climb the bank and get it back