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#11608755 - 05/17/16 04:25 PM Your Favorite Knots?
theflyguy3 Offline

Registered: 09/21/14
Posts: 106
Loc: My Honey Hole
What are your favorite fly fishing knots? Tell which are your favorite for each kind of connection, like the following. Here are mine:
  • Fly line to Leader -- Left Kreh's No-Slip Mono Loop
  • Leader to Tippet -- Alberto Knot (But I usually use straight mono as leader)
  • Tippet/Leader to Fly -- Trilene Knot

Let us know your favorite backing knot too if you'd like!

#11608822 - 05/17/16 04:55 PM Re: Your Favorite Knots? [Re: theflyguy3]
Mckinneycrappiecatcher Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 12/20/10
Posts: 3567
Loc: mckinney, tx
1. I prefer to use perfection loops on my leader to attach it to the loop on the fly line
2. Double surgeons knot
3. Trilene knot

TCU class of 2019

#11608866 - 05/17/16 05:19 PM Re: Your Favorite Knots? [Re: theflyguy3]
winchester44 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/13/07
Posts: 889
Loc: Fort Worth
  • Fly line to Leader -- Perfection Loop
  • Leader to Tippet -- Double Surgeon
  • Tippet/Leader to Fly -- Left Kreh's No-Slip Mono Loop or Improved Clinch and others for other situations.

    This way to tie the clinch knot is awesome for droppers. One rubber leg or one hackle is always getting in there ruining the knot.

Let us know your favorite backing knot too if you'd like!- Definitely two big perfection loops large enough to pass the reel through. With the large loop to loop you can change fly lines on a reel in 15 minutes or less.

Edited by winchester44 (05/17/16 05:20 PM)

#11619615 - 05/23/16 08:08 AM Re: Your Favorite Knots? [Re: theflyguy3]
karstopo Online   content

Registered: 05/22/16
Posts: 483
Loc: Brazoria County
Fly line to leader - perfection loop to welded loop
Butt to tippet or mid section - blood knot
Tippet to fly - Rapala loop or Davy.


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