Bucktail spinners for Pike and Musky

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  1. gundogguy

    gundogguy

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    Recently started using Large Bucktails trolling for Musky and Pike. And Have some success hooking fish.
    How do you deal with line twisting problems? Is there a set-up that will reduce or eliminate this problem?

    Hal
     
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    Quality ball bearing swivels. USA Made Sampos are all I'll use.
     

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    Bead chains can help.
     
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    Thanks ESOX Sampo swivels worked like a charm, no line twist what so ever!
    I can see using them when water temps cool and I start using a 3-way rig with a spoon trailer
    Thanks again!

    Hal
     
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  5. 6thMichCav

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    A keel or dipsey sinker ahead of the swivel. Good swivels help, but I have not found a swivel that will stop spinner line twist unaided.