The hook must penetrate the oral cavity of the fish before it can be reeled in. The hook is set by tightening up on the fish--this means reeling in the slack line and smoothly but sharply sweeping the rod either upwards or sideways.
Right now is the time to discuss proper drag tension. What I want is a flawlessly smooth drag on all my reels.
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