Attach a swivel to a Lure

Paul Burt demonstrates how to attach a small black rolling swivel to a 40g Spanyid Raider lure. A swivel is a little device that has two rings joined to a pivoting joint. The swivel is usually made of steel, and the pivoting joint is usually ball. The line from a rod and reel is tied to one end, and a length of fishing line, often terminated by a hook. The main reason for the swivel is to allow the line to unwind when reeling in, preventing tangling. Another benefit of a fishing swivel is it may stop a sliding sinker, which may be placed before or after the…

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Paul Burt demonstrates how to attach a small black rolling swivel to a 40g Spanyid Raider lure. A swivel is a little device that has two rings joined to a pivoting joint. The swivel is usually made of steel, and the pivoting joint is usually ball. The line from a rod and reel is tied to one end, and a length of fishing line, often terminated by a hook.

The main reason for the swivel is to allow the line to unwind when reeling in, preventing tangling. Another benefit of a fishing swivel is it may stop a sliding sinker, which may be placed before or after the swivel.

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About Chris Sutherland

Chris Sutherland is a passionate about fishing and writes articles for Dromana Boat Hire’s website. Chris is also Creative Director at Prolifik Communications—an advertising and web design agency in Melbourne.

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