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Drop shot Knot #13414523 01/24/20 12:47 AM
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Anyone see anything wrong with this knot?

https://youtu.be/4G-autx-iXA


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Re: Drop shot Knot [Re: ReelSlow] #13414528 01/24/20 12:55 AM
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I didn’t watch it. Cause the only knot to use is a Palomar. And ain’t nothing wrong with a palomar.


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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
I didn’t watch it. Cause the only knot to use is a Palomar. And ain’t nothing wrong with a palomar.

This^


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Re: Drop shot Knot [Re: Smurfs] #13414536 01/24/20 01:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Smurfs
Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
I didn’t watch it. Cause the only knot to use is a Palomar. And ain’t nothing wrong with a palomar.

This^


Agreed, I've been using the Palomar for so long now I think I forgot how to tie any other knot.

Re: Drop shot Knot [Re: ReelSlow] #13414543 01/24/20 01:10 AM
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I don't like it


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Re: Drop shot Knot [Re: ReelSlow] #13414546 01/24/20 01:12 AM
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So are y’all using polomar knot with fluorocarbon and if so is that your traditional knot with flouro and any other worm hook? ie Texas rig, wacky rig etc..?

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Originally Posted by tangledup3
So are y’all using polomar knot with fluorocarbon and if so is that your traditional knot with flouro and any other worm hook? ie Texas rig, wacky rig etc..?

If possible, I use a Palomar. The other two knots I use are Alberto for line/leader junctions. A Trilene when a Palomar is impossible. I also use a Palomar 100% of the time on braid.


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Re: Drop shot Knot [Re: tangledup3] #13414641 01/24/20 02:58 AM
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Originally Posted by tangledup3
So are y’all using polomar knot with fluorocarbon and if so is that your traditional knot with flouro and any other worm hook? ie Texas rig, wacky rig etc..?



Yep. Unless joining line. Tie a polomar.


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Re: Drop shot Knot [Re: ReelSlow] #13414669 01/24/20 03:24 AM
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Palomar no matter the line type. Keep it simple. cheers

Re: Drop shot Knot [Re: ReelSlow] #13414688 01/24/20 03:56 AM
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Originally Posted by ReelSlow
Anyone see anything wrong with this knot?

https://youtu.be/4G-autx-iXA


I have been using this knot for several years and it has become my favorite for a drop shot rig. The hook stays in position.

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too complicated... Just tie a Palomar and run the line back thru the eye!


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Originally Posted by SlowDown
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Anyone see anything wrong with this knot?

https://youtu.be/4G-autx-iXA


I have been using this knot for several years and it has become my favorite for a drop shot rig. The hook stays in position.


Thanks, good to hear from someone that uses it and not had issues.


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Re: Drop shot Knot [Re: SteezMacQueen] #13414807 01/24/20 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
I didn’t watch it. Cause the only knot to use is a Palomar. And ain’t nothing wrong with a palomar.


How do you keep your bait straight? Seems like the hook was always sideways.

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too complicated... Just tie a Palomar and run the line back thru the eye!



yep ^^^^^^^^^^


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Originally Posted by BCBassCat
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I didn’t watch it. Cause the only knot to use is a Palomar. And ain’t nothing wrong with a palomar.


How do you keep your bait straight? Seems like the hook was always sideways.

If you tie it correctly, and like said above, run the line back through the hook eye, pulling the complete knot down through the eye with it, the hook will stand straight out. It will also have the hook point on top. Every time. Then simply nose hook the bait. It will always stick straight out to the side, like it’s swimming.

Takes a couple tries to get it right the first time. Then, once you see it and get it right once, it will be easy for you.

I will add this. Line size and hook eye size does matter. If the line is too thick, or the hook eye is too small, you will damage the knot pulling it back through the hook eye. Lots of spit, snot, whatever for lube helps. Lol.


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