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  • When do you need to use a barrel swivel?

  • The use of a barrel swivel also allows anglers to use two different types of line if they so choose but is not necessary. For example, when fishing a fluke, many fishermen will use a braided line as the “base” line, or the line attached to the fishing reel. This allows for longer casts, better accuracy, and no-stretch hooksets.

  • What are the different types of swivels for fishing?

  • There are a few popular types of swivels such as Barrel, Ball Bearing and Three-way swivels. To use a swivel in its basic form, tie one eyelet to the line running from your reel, and the other eyelet to a leader line. Doing this will prevent your line from twisting and possibly breaking off under stress from that catch you’ve been after all day.

  • How do you tie a barrel swivel to a reel?

  • Tie the 3 way to the snap swivel. The snap swivel here will hold the sinker. Next tie the barrel swivel to the 3 way. The barrel will attach to the reel’s fishing line. Add the hook and you’re ready to fish.

  • How do you tie fishing line to a swivel?

  • So, you have the fishing line that comes off your reel, Tie the end of the line onto one end of the swivel, one of the loops. Now, you will get another length of fishing line, generally no more than 1 or 2 feet at the most, and tie that to the other end of the swivel. To the end of this line, you will attach your lure and bait.