1 Simple Hack To Avoid Losing Fish On Light Leader
By: Tony Acevedo on January 8, 2020
Here’s the story…
I kept getting broken off by some nice snook not too long ago.
I did all the hard things right…
I found them…
I got them to bite…
But I didn’t have anything to show for it!
So I changed one little thing that helped me start bringing fish into the boat.
Check it out in the video below.
How To Avoid Losing Fish On Light Leader [VIDEO]
I was using 20 lb leader to try to catch these snook but in this case, it just wasn’t enough.
To start finally landing them, I tied on a tippet of about 6″ of 30 lb leader.
I used a double unit knot and didn’t have to swap out my entire leader, so it was quick and cheap.
If you find yourself in a scenario where you have light leader on, but you’re getting broken off by snook, or even toothy fish like Spanish mackerel, just tie on a tippet of something stronger.
You don’t need to swap out your entire leader and it’s nice and quick.
Do you have any other hacks for landing snook or other fish that could easily break you off?
Let me know in the comments below!
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