I am tying 20 lb braid to a 2 oz weight on one end and a 30 lb mono leader to the other end. I am having a problem tying the mono to the weight and jig head using a improved clinch knot. I do the following:
1. Thread end of line through eye of hook. Double back making 5 or more turns around...
Looking for some advice on knots, specifically joining a running line to a shock leader. I tried a few such as the Albright, but they break under tension. I don't want to loose my stripers by trying to up my technical knowledge. Maybe i should just stick with no shock leader. Help!
Nothing worse than fighting a fish and losing it to a mistake on your end.
It could be the only fish you might get on an outing. I cant stress enough the importance of being comfortable and confident in your knots.
The less tackle the better, the less chance in the link to fail.
Easy knots for the beginner. Practice so you can tie them in the dark.
1. The improved Clinch Knot. For attaching your line to the swivel.
2. The Palomar knot.
The recommended knot for attaching braid to the plug / hook or to the swivel.
3. The simple snell using the uni knot.
hey everyone i was hoping someone could help me out. I have decided to give surf fishing a serious effort this fall, and i am trying to tie my own rigs. i am using 60 lbs mono for my rigs and i am having trouble tying my knots properly, i cant get my palomar knots to seat right, it seems the...
I switched line. I used Spiderwire Stealth and Fireline( on my Penns).
I don't remember having any of those annoying wind knots with these lines mentioned above.
In the past I've used other braids and seemed to have be undoing these knots quite frequently.
Maybe because I'm finally getting...
I decided to use braid this year and just strung up my 309's with 50# tufline XP. I usually use 30# mono, and so Im wondering which knots are OK with braid that maintain the most strength. Are improved clinch's OK? I know about palamars but Im not tying to hooks so...