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FOR OFFSHORE SWIVEL

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OFFSHORE SWIVEL FISHING KNOT
Illustration of tying a knot to connect your fishing line to an offshore swivel.
(Attaching swivel or snap to double-line leader)

 

SwivelKnot1.gif (14029 bytes) 1.   Slip the loop end of double-line leader through the eye of swivel.
Rotate the loop end a half-turn to put a single twist between loop and swivel eye.

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2.   Pass the loop with the twist over the swivel.
Hold the endof the loop, plus both legs of the double-line leader with one hand.
Let the swivel slide to other end of double loops now formed.

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3.  Still holding the loop and lines with one hand, use your other hand to rotate the swivel through center of both loops, at least six times.

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4.  Continue holding both legs of the double-line leader tightly, but release the end of loop.
Pull on the swivel and the loops will begin to gather.

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5.  To draw the knot tight, grip the swivel with pliers and push loops toward the eye with fingers, while still keeping standing lines of the leader pulled tight.
   

 

 

 
 
 

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