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Braid tangles

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If I use braid attached to a three way or fishfinder rig. The area where the braid and mono come together always twists or tangles. Any reason why and how can I fix?
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Adding a snap or snap swivel betweent he braid and the three way will minimize the problem.
howardrf wrote:
Thanks for the imput.
Most tangles 3way and fishfinder involve the SINKER. Some mentioned the swivel and then the three way. How do you attach the mono.

IMHO the problem is the difference in line diameters. Withthe braid being so thin it doesn't float up as much as the mono when you are free spooing on the way to the bottom. So with mono leaders and/or mono sinker drops, all tied to a three way you wind up with the braid and mono tangled. You can avoid this by lowering the rig very slowly. But I've found that the snap or snap swivel add's just enough weght to keep things striaigtened out, as long as you don't let the whole thing go flying down to the bottom.
6to8ftSeas wrote:
on a boat or in the surf? there's different techniques for the two.

I was talking about boat fishing.
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