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#12758415 - 05/16/18 09:13 PM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: Jhiggins]
dk2429 Offline
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Registered: 03/28/16
Posts: 585
Loc: Pearland, TX
Uni knot.

Best braid IMO is Fins Windtamer..
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#12762961 - 05/20/18 07:30 PM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: Jhiggins]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
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Loc: La vernia tx
Palomar with a double overhand instead of a single
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#12795875 - 06/18/18 08:25 AM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: Jhiggins]
marcus254 Offline
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Registered: 01/24/14
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Loc: TX
Palomar, always grabs for me with braid on bass hooks and thick catfish hooks

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#12836870 - 07/21/18 05:48 PM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: Jhiggins]
EJ3 Offline
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Registered: 03/01/14
Posts: 101
Loc: Bullard, TX
Palomar on everything but a flippin hook. Snell knot on those.

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#12837732 - 07/22/18 02:57 PM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: Jhiggins]
BAIT956 Offline
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Registered: 02/27/03
Posts: 475
Loc: Lake Fork Tx.
Palomar has never failed me in a lot of years tying it. Use it always except when I can't get the doubled line through a small jig eye. Improved clinch not then, but only because I can't use the Palomar.

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#12851695 - 08/02/18 10:45 PM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: Jhiggins]
671 Offline
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Registered: 04/25/16
Posts: 7
Double San Diego knot works for me

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#12852116 - 08/03/18 10:22 AM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: Jhiggins]
ZX225(Radio) Offline
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What is the best knot to use if you are connecting braid to Flouro or Mono? I just bought a spinning rod and reel and would like to learn to drop shot. Thanks

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#12852254 - 08/03/18 11:50 AM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: ZX225(Radio)]
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Loc: Garland, TX
Originally Posted By: ZX225(Radio)
What is the best knot to use if you are connecting braid to Flouro or Mono? I just bought a spinning rod and reel and would like to learn to drop shot. Thanks


I use the Crazy Alberto Knot

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXjagwdjAhg
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#12853518 - 08/04/18 03:17 PM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: 2015fordnut]
MinMirny Offline
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Loc: Austin, TX
Originally Posted By: 2015fordnut
Originally Posted By: ZX225(Radio)
What is the best knot to use if you are connecting braid to Flouro or Mono? I just bought a spinning rod and reel and would like to learn to drop shot. Thanks


I use the Crazy Alberto Knot

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXjagwdjAhg

Same here. Using it for a long time. Also, never heard this name for the knot smile
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#12864751 - 08/15/18 06:06 AM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: Jhiggins]
Hog Jaw Offline
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Palomar knot

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#12878664 - 08/27/18 09:34 PM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: Jhiggins]
bigdiastema Offline
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Registered: 05/12/11
Posts: 82
Uni

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#12878990 - 08/28/18 09:21 AM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: Jhiggins]
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Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 16362
Loc: Dallas, TX
I like the doubled uni (Uni knot, but doubling the line)

The best knot is a good knot that you can tie efficiently and repeatedly.
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#12879345 - 08/28/18 01:30 PM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: Jhiggins]
Ocelot Online   content
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Registered: 07/29/18
Posts: 83
Loc: Richardson, TX
For joining braided line to mono I use the double uni knot(two uni knots one tied one on braid and other on mono) with the braided line doubled when attaching to larger diameter mono/flouro.

If you can put a swivel in I tie both sides to one end of swivel. If need to change out the leader only have one knot to tie.

Both the Palomar and uni knots work for me on braided line.

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#12893157 - 09/09/18 04:48 PM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: Jhiggins]
flukeman83 Offline
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Registered: 06/19/14
Posts: 1261
.... Trilene Cinch Knot ....
On every line and every bait presentation
The harder the fish pull the tighter the knot gets

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#12893972 - 09/10/18 09:01 AM Re: What's the best knot for braid ? [Re: ZX225(Radio)]
illest23 Offline
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Registered: 05/20/13
Posts: 68
Loc: Fort Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: ZX225(Radio)
What is the best knot to use if you are connecting braid to Flouro or Mono? I just bought a spinning rod and reel and would like to learn to drop shot. Thanks


Albright, Crazy Alberto or FG knot. All 3 work really well for joining braid to floro/mono.

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