A split ring tool is a special pliers for opening split rings. Typically, split ring pliers have one flat jaw while the other one is notched or has a bent tip. The flat jaw is usually shorter so that the nipped tip of the longer jaw can overlap.
What are fishing split rings used for?
What are split rings used for in fishing? Split rings are most commonly used to attach lures to the leader or hooks to a lure. To cover most classes of fish, top manufacturers produce split rings from 10- to 420-pound-test.
Left or right hand use. Titanium coated stainless steel jaws, strong enough for removing hooks, weighting crimps and splitting rings, cut different fishing lines, such as braid, fly line, lead line without hurting fish and hands.