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How do you tie a lure to a leader?

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Asked by: Joe Tucker

How do you attach a lure?

Like that from here what I tend to do is just pull it down nice and slowly. And leave just enough gap at the front there so the lure has freedom to move from here to tighten it I pull the tag. End.

Do you attach lure to leader?

There are a few ways to attach the lure to the leader. One way is to use a tie a loop through the eye or split ring of the lure using a loop (ie. Rapala knot). It has advantage of having minimal impact on the lure’s action and cannot be easily be seen by the fish.

Should you tie directly to lure?

They are more likely to benefit from tying directly to them as opposed to having a big snap swivel or a clip attached to them generally i'm going to tie directly to say like a walleye jig.

How do I attach a lure to a steel leader?

We got the hook. And we got the swivel on this side. And I'll generally you know store these kind of twist it up like this in a bag. Kind of storm just like that and in the heat of the battle.

Should you use a swivel with a lure?

Although snap swivels can save you time, they’re too big and bulky and will most likely scare off the fish either by their unnatural look, or just their presence in the water. Sure, you might catch a few young, naive, aggressive with it, but if you want to maximize your chances of catching fish, it’s not a good idea.

What is the best knot for lures?


Many anglers consider the improved clinch knot to be the best knot for fishing with lures. Not only is this knot versatile enough for securing your line to a lure, swivel, clip, or artificial fly, it retains up to 95% of the original line strength.

Should I use a swivel for leader?

The ideal place to have a swivel (if you’re going to use one) is at the top of the leader… away from your lure/hook. This allows for the swivel to be on the line to absorb line twists from the bait without being an unsightly bulk right next to the bait that can cause more fish to get spooked.