TODAY’S PATENT – STACKABLE CASTING SINKER
The Stackable Casting Sinker was invented by Bernard P. Brasseur on the 24th of November, 2004, and bearing patent number US7621072B2.
The present invention relates to sinkers employed to hold a fishing line near the bottom of a body of water, and more particularly to a modular sinker which allows the user to readily form a sinker of the desired weight while reducing the tendency of the sinker to snag or become entangled by obstructions or weeds. The present invention provides a stackable weight designed to be used as a building element for an adjustable-weight modular sinker, as well as the resulting sinker, which is particularly well suited for casting. The stackable weight is configured to be bundled with additional, similar stackable weights and bound together with a lashing to form a composite sinker of the desired weight, the resulting sinker being compact and attaching to the fishing line in such a manner as to reduce the likelihood of becoming snagged.