Thin wire used with terminal tackle when the targeted species of fish has sharp teeth, when trolling offshore, and when fishing around sharp habitats such as oyster bars.
Single strand of nylon. It typically holds knots better,is easy to cast, has low visibility, shows some abrasion resistance, and is less expensive than other fishing leaders. But it can stretch out ver time and deteriorate from ultraviolet light exposure. The leader should be of a stronger pound test than the monofilament on the reel spool.
Single strand of polyvinylidene fluoride. It has very low visibility and stretch, resistance to abrasion and ultraviolet light, good knot
strength, and it sinks to the bottom. However, it can be very stiff to tie and is more expensive than monofilament.
A piece of metal that can be attached to a swivel and a lure (snap-swivel). This helps an angler switch lures quickly. Barrel swivel: A piece of metal with two eyes that attaches leader to line and spins/rotates at the
leader. This keeps kinks and twists out of the main line.
A piece of metal with two eyes that attaches leader to line and spins/rotates at the leader. This keeps kinks and twists out of the main line.
A swivel with three eyes. Tie your standing line to one eye, to the second eye tie your leader ending with a sinker, and to the third eye tie your leader ending with a hook and bait/lure.