How To Splice Pin Down Leader

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It's Easier Than You Think!

Many Anglers struggle with Splicing.

It doesn't seem to matter if it's Leadcore or an Unleaded Leader material such as Pin Down, most people opt for a ready tied version.

But fear not! This easy to follow guide will have you splicing perfect leaders in no time!

 

1- Using a splicing needle thread the Pin Down Leader onto the needle

web1 Using a splicing needle thread the Pin Down Leader onto the needle-1

2- Bring the splicing needle out of the side of the Pin Down Leader and pull down onto the needle

web2 Bring the splicing needle out of the side of the Pin Down Leader and pull down onto the needle-1

3- Use the splicing needle to hook the tag end of the Pin Down Leader creating a loop

web3 Use the splicing needle to hook the tag end of the Pin Down Leader creating a loop -1

4- Slowly push the Pin Down Leader off the needle bringing the tag end through the middle

web4 Slowly push the Pin Down Leader off the needle bringing the tag end through the middle-1

5- Bring the tag end all the way through & out of the first hole in the leader

web5 Bring the tag end all the way through & out of the first hole in the leader-1

6- Pull the tag end through until you have the desired loop size

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7- Trim the tag end

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8- Blob the tag end with a lighter

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9- The finished leader should have a small loop & the tag end should pulled back in to the middle of the leader

web9 The finished leader should have a small loop & the tag end should pulled back in to the middle of the leader-1

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