Terminal Tackle Articles

Below are articles on various aspects of using terminal tackle. There is also wider advice on how items of terminal tackle work and operate, as well as tips on different methods and techniques which can be used in sea fishing.

Trapped SwivelThe Trapped Swivel in Rig Making | Attaching hooklengths to a rig body with trapped swivels offers a number of advantages over old fashioned dropper loop knots. This article explains why and how.

Clip and Weight ThumbnailWeights, Links, Line Damage and Safety | Links are an essential addition to weights as they stop the knot from being damaged which will lead to serious safety implications. Find out more here.

Pulley RigHow a Pulley Rig Works | Pulley rigs allow the weight to rise up and reduce the change of a snag being encountered as a fish is reeled in. Find out exactly how they work here.

Neoprene Stop Knots | Neoprene is the best material to make stop knots from as it is secure and simple to use. Read our article on how to use make neoprene stop knots.

Pennell Hooks | Presenting two hooks together on a hooklength is knows as a pennell configuration. This is popular as it offers a better chance of successfully hooking a fish. Read more here.

Adding Weight to Jelly Lures | Jelly and soft lures are effective for catching species such as pollock and bass but can be too light to cast. Learn how to add weight to these types of lures here.

Lumi Terminal Tackle in Sea Fishing | Many anglers use luminous and glow in the dark products when sea fishing with the belief they increase catches, but how effective are these products?