The Mustad Stainless Split Ring has a wide range of applications from heavy-duty sea fishing to finesse presentation of a small lure. The Mustad range covers everything. They are most commonly used to attach lures to the leader or hooks to a lure. Sometimes it can be necessary to replace the split rings on your lure, or your new lure does not come supplied with one. Adding a split ring to you live bait hook will give a much better natural bait action in the water. When choosing a split ring always go for the smallest possible, guided by the breaking strength. This will give the best performance and presentation. For use in salt or freshwater. Using a Mustad split ring plier like MT028 makes for easy and fast change. Stainless Steel.