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#10804497 - 04/28/15 04:43 PM Braid Knot
Josh Fulton Offline
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I know it been talked about and I don't feel like searching! Not much a straight braid guy but need to for a rod! Don't know the best knot to tie my baits so GO...
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#10804526 - 04/28/15 04:52 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: Josh Fulton]
RedRaider3933 Offline
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Registered: 02/26/10
Posts: 2874
Loc: Plano, TX
I've always used a palomar knot. People talk about having issues with the knot slipping but I've never had that problem.
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#10804535 - 04/28/15 04:55 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: Josh Fulton]
bassfishinglawyer Offline
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Registered: 04/08/04
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Loc: Fairview, TX
I use a plain Palomar as well (only thing I use it on is braid) and never had it slip or break on me.

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#10804562 - 04/28/15 05:04 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: Josh Fulton]
Josh Fulton Offline
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Cool... I tie a different version of the SD Jam Knot! Instead of going through to loop above the line tie I go through the line tie so I go through the line tie twice! Since its it clinch knot would that work for braid to?
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#10804723 - 04/28/15 06:25 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: Josh Fulton]
Revoman Offline
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Loc: Abilene,Tx
Double palomar for braid
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#10804733 - 04/28/15 06:30 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: RedRaider3933]
Barn Offline
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Registered: 05/17/02
Posts: 2034
Loc: McKinney, TX
Originally Posted By: RedRaider3933
I've always used a palomar knot. People talk about having issues with the knot slipping but I've never had that problem.


This^^ Just don't cut the tag end too short and you should not have a problem and make sure it's a closed eye hook.
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#10804749 - 04/28/15 06:35 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: Josh Fulton]
HatCamBass Offline
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Registered: 06/21/09
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Loc: Ray Hubbard
Uni knot or San Diego Jam is the way to go.
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#10804900 - 04/28/15 07:32 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: Revoman]
lodell23 Offline
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Registered: 03/12/14
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Originally Posted By: Revoman
Double palomar for braid
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#10804924 - 04/28/15 07:40 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: lodell23]
Happykamper Offline
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I rarely use straight braid but when I do I use a palomar, you can tie an overhand knot before cutting tag end if you are worried about slipping.

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#10804998 - 04/28/15 08:03 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: Josh Fulton]
outfishdya Offline
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Braid will slip through the slot in the eyelit. You will get the knot back with not hook or fish. They hold fine for palomar, just make sure the eye of the hook is flush.
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#10805072 - 04/28/15 08:24 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: outfishdya]
Josh Fulton Offline
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Registered: 08/07/10
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Originally Posted By: outfishdya
Braid will slip through the slot in the eyelit. You will get the knot back with not hook or fish. They hold fine for palomar, just make sure the eye of the hook is flush.


And if it isn't... Which knot to you recommend?
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#10805082 - 04/28/15 08:27 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: Josh Fulton]
Tyler's Outdoors Offline
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Registered: 03/27/15
Posts: 17
I use an improved clinch knot and burn the tag end down. Never slips and seems to be a strong enough knot for my use.
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#10805100 - 04/28/15 08:33 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: Josh Fulton]
ChrisBlackmon95 Offline
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Registered: 01/31/15
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Loc: Tyler, Texas
Palomar
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#10805175 - 04/28/15 08:56 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: Josh Fulton]
TanHner36 Offline
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Registered: 04/03/15
Posts: 917
Loc: Houston, TX
Palomar or i've actually had Trilene knots hold up really well.

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#10805580 - 04/28/15 11:42 PM Re: Braid Knot [Re: Josh Fulton]
CLedbetter Offline
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Registered: 01/25/15
Posts: 167
Loc: DFW
Uni knot for braid, Palomar for pretty much anything else

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