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Leader and Swivel or no?

Discussion in 'Tackle Talk' started by DblHeader, Aug 17, 2005.

  1. When using spinner baits, buzz baits, topwaters, rapalas, etc do you use a steel leader and swivel? or just tie the line to the bait? I've heard people use both ways.
    thanks, Joe
  2. Capt.Muskey

    Capt.Muskey Ohio Fishing Militia

    Always tie directly to lure, unless your trolling.

  3. ShakeDown

    ShakeDown OGF Staff Staff Member Admin

    I would agree with Capt. Muskey, and include the exception of blade baits and spoons (vibee's/cicadas/hopkins). For those however, a snap (not swivel) is best.
  4. The only people I know that use steel leaders on everything, just don't want to keep retying. Only time I would use a length of leader and swivel is when I use roostertails because they put a nasty twist in the line.