Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
TrumpetFish1500, atelian, Marine Mike, D Stratos, lone214star
107101 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 87868
hopalong 78878
Pilothawk 76053
JDavis7873® 67389
John175® 66442
FattyMcButterpants 60846
Derek 🐝 59573
Tritonman 57891
LoneStarSon® 54167
SkeeterRonnie 53241
facebook
Forum Stats
107101 Members
60 Forums
870850 Topics
12377587 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#12452901 - 10/04/17 11:53 AM why can't I tie this knot?
jwcromer Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/18/06
Posts: 2422
Loc: N. Richland Hills,Texas
I have a picture showing how to tie the uni to uni knot,but I can' tie the thing,HELP

Top
#12452946 - 10/04/17 12:24 PM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: jwcromer]
Reshelman Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/13/14
Posts: 393
Loc: McKinney
what's going wrong? hmmm
_________________________
There are no fish in sonic pond EDIT: Except 1 20lb catfish

Top
#12453064 - 10/04/17 01:47 PM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: jwcromer]
Barn Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/17/02
Posts: 2182
Loc: McKinney, TX
It takes some practice.

Animated How To
https://www.netknots.com/fishing_knots/double-uni-knot-1-1



Top
#12453139 - 10/04/17 02:45 PM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: jwcromer]
Ken A. Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 8975
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Some of those knots that join one line to another are a Three-Handed Operation! I can tie it but I almost need someone to hold one end of the line while I do it!! hammer

Top
#12453220 - 10/04/17 03:38 PM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: jwcromer]
David Burton Online   confused
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/14/11
Posts: 2063
Loc: McKinney, TX
Remember the loops around mainline go within the loop of the leader, that's what I have to keep reminding myself for the setup!
_________________________
David Burton
2015 Skeeter FX 21

...and down goes PhotoBucket with the new Terms of Service... I predict they will be out of business or begging for forgiveness inside a month. 6/30/2017

Top
#12453254 - 10/04/17 04:00 PM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: jwcromer]
the skipper Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 3389
Loc: nederland, TX
It takes a few times to get it right. I've got it pretty good now but still mess up every now and then. Way easier to do at home than on the water so that's what I try to do

Top
#12453325 - 10/04/17 05:06 PM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: jwcromer]
Bill Durham Offline
Angler

Registered: 11/10/12
Posts: 450
Loc: Crowley
I've never tried this knot.. but an Alberto is really easy to tie and I haven't had any problems with it. I know that isn't what the thread is about but might be worth a try.

BD

Top
#12453367 - 10/04/17 05:43 PM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: jwcromer]
Cast Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 07/31/12
Posts: 7681
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
I have a special tool for that knot.
_________________________
Cast



Top
#12453388 - 10/04/17 06:09 PM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: jwcromer]
Court Offline
Angler

Registered: 09/26/02
Posts: 452
Loc: Royse City / Emory
I tie this all the time with light braid to light Fluorocarbon crappie fishing. I hold the loop open between my thumb and ring finger then grab the line after I pass it through the loop with my middle and index finger. Cinch one side down lightly before starting the other end. If I'm uncoordinated that day, I just hold the line after I pass it through the loop with my mouth. Cinching it down good is the most important part. I don't spit on it, don't laugh, but I use ear wax! Don't laugh until you try it. Slips right through the rod eyes.

Top
#12453565 - 10/04/17 09:29 PM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: Court]
TwoLakes Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/04/09
Posts: 902
Loc: Texarkana, AR
OK. I'm 48 and been an avid fisherman since I was 5 or so. There is no telling how many hours of TV, Internet, Forums, Magazines, etc. I've spent learning more about fishing. I've NEVER heard the ear wax trick. I think I'll take a Qtip and give it a try next time. grin Good stuff.

Top
#12453616 - 10/04/17 10:22 PM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: jwcromer]
TOMCAT21 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 684
Loc: Keller, TX

Top
#12454203 - 10/05/17 11:32 AM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: Court]
Insurance man Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/12/14
Posts: 788
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: Court
I tie this all the time with light braid to light Fluorocarbon crappie fishing. I hold the loop open between my thumb and ring finger then grab the line after I pass it through the loop with my middle and index finger. Cinch one side down lightly before starting the other end. If I'm uncoordinated that day, I just hold the line after I pass it through the loop with my mouth. Cinching it down good is the most important part. I don't spit on it, don't laugh, but I use ear wax! Don't laugh until you try it. Slips right through the rod eyes.
barf

Top
#12454295 - 10/05/17 12:38 PM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: jwcromer]
jbcarroll3000 Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 09/12/12
Posts: 902
Loc: Denton, TX
I had to practice it for a while. Would take me forever at first, but now it's 2nd nature.

Top
#12454305 - 10/05/17 12:45 PM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: jwcromer]
TEXASJIGSTER Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/01/11
Posts: 186
Loc: CADDO LAKE
Most people try to tie it with both tag ends to short when they start looping.

Top
#12454317 - 10/05/17 12:50 PM Re: why can't I tie this knot? [Re: jwcromer]
Smurfs Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/31/14
Posts: 2956
Loc: Fort Worth
_________________________
Micah 6:8 He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you?
To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God





Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide