Definition of split ring in English:
A small steel ring with two spiral turns, such as a key ring.
- The puny hooks and light split rings can open on a really big sow; for this reason, the thin-minnow plug may not be the best choice in the quest for a ‘double-digit’ trophy.
- It seats the split rings of the obturating mechanism when they expand under pressure in firing.
- So whatever the reason, spraying plugs with WD to preserve the hooks, split rings and metal work on a plug is not something which will detract from the effectiveness of an expensive fish catcher.