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#12448001 - 09/30/17 04:35 PM Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon
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Albright or is there a better choice?


Edited by Mike Keenan (09/30/17 10:14 PM)
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#12448008 - 09/30/17 04:46 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: Mike Keenan]
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I use the double uni, 5 wraps ea side.
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#12448012 - 09/30/17 04:47 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: Mike Keenan]
Frank the Tank Online   content
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Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
Alberto knot
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#12448021 - 09/30/17 05:03 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: Mike Keenan]
M. Alexander Online   content
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Albright for me...maybe there is a better one, but I'm too lazy to learn, lol.
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#12448059 - 09/30/17 05:44 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: Mike Keenan]
dr.juice Offline
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Registered: 03/31/07
Posts: 231
Loc: Denton,Tx
FG. Come by and I'll show you. Been using it over a year. Knot has yet to fail if tied correctly.
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#12448095 - 09/30/17 06:40 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: Mike Keenan]
moto382 Offline
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Loc: Frisco, TX
Uni to uni knot pretty easy to tie.
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#12448097 - 09/30/17 06:42 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: RedSkeeter]
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Originally Posted By: RedSkeeter
I use the double uni, 5 wraps ea side.
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#12448104 - 09/30/17 06:49 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: Mike Keenan]
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Uni-Uni with 6 turns on both lines for regular rod guides

FG for micro guides
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#12448107 - 09/30/17 06:52 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: Mike Keenan]
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All good options above (crazy improved Alberto here)

Been using a dab of loctite super gel over the line to line knot and pressing it in this year
This lays the tag ends down nicely so they don't grab on the guides. Also helps prevent any slipping. Adds about 20 seconds to the knot tying, but finding that its worth it
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#12448196 - 09/30/17 07:51 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: Mike Keenan]
WackyRigger Offline
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Registered: 09/25/17
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I use the Alberto it's quick and fairly simple kinda hard to screw up and it works great
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#12448243 - 09/30/17 08:24 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: senko9S]
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Originally Posted By: senko9S
Originally Posted By: RedSkeeter
I use the double uni, 5 wraps ea side.
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#12448293 - 09/30/17 09:09 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: Mike Keenan]
GriddleGrizzly Offline
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Registered: 08/13/17
Posts: 65
Blood knot. Comes out a bit thinner and longer so it goes through the guides a little better. I've never busted a leader off on it

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#12448298 - 09/30/17 09:15 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: Mike Keenan]
herbsteiner Offline
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Registered: 04/26/14
Posts: 34
Loc: Spicewood, TX
Uni-to-Uni knot here, six wraps on a side. Typically joining 30# or 50# Power Pro to a 12# 100% Trilene flouro leader. The smallest guides I have are on Falcon Lowriders, I don't have any micro-guide rods.

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#12448335 - 09/30/17 09:50 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: herbsteiner]
big red dog Offline
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Registered: 06/09/12
Posts: 16
Dodd knot. "Dodd knot video" on YouTube with Barry Dodd is the only one that shows how to tie it correctly. Never had it fail and you can tie it easily on the boat. Ever tried to tie an FG knot while your fishing? Good luck!

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#12448336 - 09/30/17 09:50 PM Re: Knot to use braid to Fluorocarbon [Re: collincountytx]
texasAUtiger Offline
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Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 273
Loc: Waco, TX
Originally Posted By: collincountytx
All good options above (crazy improved Alberto here)

Been using a dab of loctite super gel over the line to line knot and pressing it in this year
This lays the tag ends down nicely so they don't grab on the guides. Also helps prevent any slipping. Adds about 20 seconds to the knot tying, but finding that its worth it


I do the double uni as well. Very easy. I'm gonna try the loftier with a nice close trim of the tag ends, esp on my Duckett rods with micro guides.

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