Tip for twisting hook length

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AL_Peters

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Usefull tip is when your hook length becomes twisted or curls up after a bit of use try car tyre inner tube or bycycle or the patches in repair kits and get a small square hold your hook with one hand and with other hand rap patch and rub up and down your line briskly do this until twist goes works for me and saves changing hook length

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Sounds a good idea - but arn't you warming the line up and won't that reduce it's breaking strain?

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AL_Peters

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Nver had a prob with it mate just don't be to rough lol



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Thinking that prevention is better than the cure, I always attach a swivel between main line and hook-length. I find that this usually eliminates any twist in the hook-length.

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hull tyke

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another way to avoid twist is to join mainline to hooklink
with a 4turn waterknot[:D]
 

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For Feeder / Float work i always include a swivel to cut out the twist, also wind in slower as this will cut the risk of twist down when using double baits.

But if a twist or kink does occure suggest you change it straight away as it will be a weak point and you can guarantee it'll snap off at that point when you latch into the best fish.

For the sake of 2 mins to change the hooklength it aint worth the risk.

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PoleRoller2003

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THERE IS ALSO ANOTHER SOLUTION DEPENDING ON WHAT TYPE OF BAIT U R USING IF U R USING MAGGOTS US 2 AT A TIME PUT 1 MAGGOT UP AND 1 MAGGOT DOWN THIS ALSO STOPS LINE TWITS AND CURLS[8D]

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Got to agree with Malc on this one.[;)]
Once it's twisted, Change it,Is it really worth the risk of loosing a fish just for the sake of a hooklength????????? I Think Not.

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