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Berkly Mcmahon swivels

Discussion in 'Catfish Discussion' started by flathunter, Jun 23, 2004.

  1. flathunter

    flathunter Mellons mentor

    Anybody use these swivels? I just bought a bunch of them in 100-lb test, was wondering if they are any good?
  2. katfish

    katfish Cats are where it's at!


    I have used snap swivels for situations usually while fishing in current.

    I always used heavy cross lock type swivels and constantly worried about the extra knots involved in the rig.


    These swivels can become necessary to maintain a leader to give bait room to move or to quickly change terminal tackle as conditions dictate.

    I always try to keep my rigging as simple as possible and if I doubt it's strength, I go heavier. This stems from experience losing trophy fish ;)

  3. rockbass

    rockbass Banned

    I bought a ton of them from I think they are 150 lb test though. They were .29 for a pack of 4 I like them. When I caught the 30 pounder the other week, the swivel held up just fine!

    They are just the barrel part though not with the snap! :)