Fishing QuestionsCategory: QuestionsHow to put bullet weights on fishing line?
Lasanz D asked 3 weeks ago

6 Answers
Martin Staff answered 2 weeks ago
There are several ways to put bullet weights on fishing line. One way is to use a hemostat or forceps to hold the weight while you tie a knot around it. Another way is to use a weight-tying tool, which makes the job a lot easier.

The most important thing to remember when adding weights is to make sure they are evenly spaced along the line. This will ensure that your bait moves in a natural way and doesn’t cause any unwanted drag on the line.

David answered 2 weeks ago
When attaching bullet weights to your fishing line, it’s important to use a method that will both keep them in place and prevent them from adversely affecting the line’s strength and casting ability.

One way to secure bullet weights is by using a split shot crimp. To do this, first thread the weight onto your line, then use pliers to pinch the split shot crimp around the line. This will hold the weight in place and also protect the line from abrasion.

Another way to attach a bullet weight is by using a nail knot. To do this, first cut a length of monofilament leader material (the same diameter as your main fishing line) that is at least 18 inches long.

Then, thread the bullet weight onto the leader material. Next, make a loop in the leader material by tying an overhand knot around the bullet weight. Finally, pass the end of the leader material through the loop and pull tight. This will create a secure knot that won’t slip or come undone.

Whichever method you choose, be sure to tie the weights securely so they don’t come loose and cause you to lose your catch!

Alex – ProFisherman Staff answered 2 weeks ago
There are a few ways to put bullet weights on fishing line. One way is to use a crimping tool. Another way is to use a wire loop. And the last way is to use pliers.

Crimping Tool: To use a crimping tool, first cut the wire to the desired length and then strip the insulation off of the ends. Next, insert the wire into the crimping tool and squeeze until it’s tightly secured in place. Finally, clip off any excess wire.

Wire Loop: To use a wire loop, first cut the wire to the desired length and then strip the insulation off of the ends. Next, make a small loop in one end of the wire and twist it around itself to secure it in place. Then, thread the other end of the wire through the loop and pull tight. Finally, twist the end of the wire around itself to secure it in place.

Pliers: To use pliers, first cut the wire to the desired length and then strip the insulation off of one end. Next, use a pair of needle-nose pliers to twist the end of the wire around itself to form a small loop. Then, thread the other end of the wire through the loop and pull tight. Finally, use a pair of regular pliers to twist the end of the wire around itself to secure it in place.

Whichever method you choose, be sure to tie the weights securely so they don’t come loose and cause you to lose your catch!

Bernard answered 2 weeks ago
When attaching bullet weights to your fishing line, it’s important to use a method that will both keep them in place and prevent them from adversely affecting the line’s strength and casting ability.

One way to secure bullet weights is by using a split shot crimp. To do this, first thread the weight onto your line, then use pliers to pinch the split shot crimp around the line. This will hold the weight in place and also protect the line from abrasion.

Another way to attach a bullet weight is by using a nail knot. To do this, first cut a length of monofilament leader material (the same diameter as your main fishing line) that is at least 18 inches long. Then, thread the bullet weight onto the leader material. Next, make a loop in the leader material by tying an overhand knot around the bullet weight. Finally, pass the end of the leader material through the loop and pull tight. This will create a secure knot that won’t slip or come undone.

Whichever method you choose, be sure to tie the weights securely so they don’t come loose and cause you to lose your catch!

Wilson answered 2 weeks ago
It depends on the weight of the bullet and the type of fishing line. Heavier bullets will require a heavier weight line, while thinner bullets can use a lighter line.

To put a bullet weight on fishing line, first tie a loop in one end of the line. Then thread the bullet onto the line and make sure it’s secure. Finally, knot the other end of the line tightly around the loop to keep the bullet in place.

Carlos answered 2 weeks ago
There are a few ways to attach bullet weights to fishing line. One way is to use a wire leader, and then tie the weight onto the end of the wire leader. Another option is to use a crimp sleeve.

This is a small metal sleeve that you can slip over the end of the line, and then crimp shut with pliers. You can also use a rubber band to attach the weight to the line. Simply wrap the rubber band around the weight and the line, and then pull tight.