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HOW TO: TIE THE POWER SNELL

The Power Snell is a great choice for all circle hooks, especially in cases where a large hook is used with rather light line such as is the case when chunking for tuna or striped bass.
By Toby Lapinski
Whether you fish in the saltwater or fresh, circle hooks are recommended when using live or dead bait due the reduced release mortality associated with their use. Further, some states (like Massachusetts) have already begun to require their use when fishing with bait for striped bass beginning in 2020, and other states may soon follow their lead. One major consideration when using circle hooks to ensure they function as intended is in the knot used to attach the hook to your leader. The Power Snell is a great choice for all circle hooks, especially in cases where a large hook is used with rather light line such as is the case when chunking for tuna or striped bass.



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