Machine Sneller

Tend machines that attach snells to fishhooks.

What does a Machine Sneller do?

Tends machine that attaches snells to fishhooks: Threads snell from spool through guides to machine chuck. Starts machine and inserts hook between chuck jaws. Depresses pedal to actuate chuck that spins and wraps snell around hook shank, and cuts snell to predetermined length. Removes snelled hook from machine, threads snell through eye of hook, and ties overhand loop knot in end to facilitate attaching to fishing line. May attach snelled hooks to display cards. May tie second hook above first to make special baiting hookup.