Breakout Sinker Question

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  • #7066
    thats4shaw
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    I love my fishing but don’t know a heck of a lot about the specifics – always just been tie a few hooks on my line with any old sinker and go from there. I’m in the process of learning.

    Anyway, today’s questions is about breakout sinkers. I bought a whole bunch off trade me, but the one’s I bought don’t have a completely closed end to tie onto your line. Can anyone enlighten me how to use these without them falling off my line?

    Here’s a picture of one: http://images.trademe.co.nz/photoserver … 585359.jpg

    Cheers all.

    #18826
    Miliwolf
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    I just either tie them on using a normal joining knot or a small clip… I have a few with a slight gap at the end and never lost one due to it. I would say not to worry about the gap.

    #18833
    Fishy Bishy
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    If you are worried about line slipping out, use a heavier shock leader that can’t pass through or simply and gently close the gap in your vise in the garage.

    #18836
    thats4shaw
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    Thanks chaps :)

    #18844
    rdeejay
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    yeah don’t worry about that gap, they look like the ones i used to buy and never lost one due to it just falling off, as fishy said if you are worried well pliers or a vice will take care of that.

    #18848
    yellowfin
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    Your knot will hold it fine, if your knot doesn’t hold that then you will be losing a lot of gear!

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