Take apert your reel and get the WD40 out of it!!!! WD40 breaks down oil. It is a lubricant but will collect dirt. Get yourself some reel lube and use that. Also the water will be cold so good luck on the Bass. You should catch a bluegill or too and get onto some Catfish.
"it doesn't matter if the horse is blind....Just load the cart anyway!!!" John Madden NFL Hall Of Fame) Fred Jefferson,MD (NAFC LM) (NAHC TLM)