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#11183967 - 10/24/15 08:57 PM Light line knots
Court Offline
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Registered: 09/26/02
Posts: 412
Loc: Royse City / Emory
What are you avid crappie guys / gals tying for 10 lb braid to 6 or 8 lb flouro, and what leader to jig knot.

I'm tying the uni / uni knot and a Palomar. My uni knots are holding much better than my palomar. Mostly tie those because they are the easiest to tie for me while on the water.

Most of the knot videos are tying much heavier lines. Want to hear what light liners have to say.

Also who is using a loop knot at the jig and what knot. Is the rapala loop knot the best to tie with flouro? I never have tied a strong loop knot so I quit tying them.

Opinions?

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#11183996 - 10/24/15 09:07 PM Re: Light line knots [Re: Court]
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Registered: 08/26/10
Posts: 826
Loc: Midlothian
Starting at the 3:15 mark in this video. This is the knot I use.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YOcztW8XUY#t=214


Edited by RODS454 (10/24/15 09:07 PM)
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#11184005 - 10/24/15 09:11 PM Re: Light line knots [Re: Court]
bush hog Offline
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Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 1915
Loc: Beckville, TX
I use the Huckabee knot. It's real simple and seems to be strong.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=mC3VeDWbr6E

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#11184035 - 10/24/15 09:21 PM Re: Light line knots [Re: Court]
Buz Offline
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Registered: 02/26/14
Posts: 72
Loc: Frisco, Texas
I've been using the Alberto Knot to join the braid to the flouro, appears to work equally well for both lighter and heavier weight lines. Have been using the Huckabee Loop to tie on the jig/s.

Always enjoy finding a better knot.....

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#11184326 - 10/25/15 03:28 AM Re: Light line knots [Re: Court]
Jig Man Offline
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Registered: 01/10/09
Posts: 3939
Loc: Over here...
Albright/ double surgeons loop or double clinch "depending on how light the leader is"...
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#11186722 - 10/26/15 08:16 AM Re: Light line knots [Re: Court]
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Registered: 06/08/10
Posts: 4254
Loc: Lewisville

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#11187962 - 10/26/15 05:15 PM Re: Light line knots [Re: bush hog]
OkieBob Offline
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Registered: 01/11/05
Posts: 4151
Loc: Dickson, OK
Originally Posted By: bush hog
I use the Huckabee knot. It's real simple and seems to be strong.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=mC3VeDWbr6E


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