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Braid to Fluoro/Mono - What is your preferred knot or method? #13478161 03/19/20 01:54 PM
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I searched and did not find this specific topic and am interested in the Supreme Bass Fishing Court of the TFF opinions. I am a braid virgin and like the idea of having a 6 - 10' leader (mono or fluoro) for many reasons but haven't made the plunge just yet. Look forward to the poll and comments.

FG - Crazy Alberto - Other
multiple choice, up to 2 choices
FG (24%, 12 Votes)
Crazy Alberto (31%, 16 Votes)
Other - Please specify (43%, 22 Votes)
I don't use or believe in braid. (2%, 1 Votes)
Total Votes: 51
Voting on this poll ends: 03/26/20 08:00 AM
Last edited by H2O Seeker; 03/19/20 01:55 PM. Reason: Typo

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Re: Braid to Fluoro/Mono - What is your preferred knot or method? [Re: H2O Seeker] #13478168 03/19/20 01:58 PM
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Lefty Kreh leader knot. You won't find an easier knot with it's strength and it is so small.


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Re: Braid to Fluoro/Mono - What is your preferred knot or method? [Re: H2O Seeker] #13478179 03/19/20 02:06 PM
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Double uni

Re: Braid to Fluoro/Mono - What is your preferred knot or method? [Re: H2O Seeker] #13478180 03/19/20 02:06 PM
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Triple overhand surgeons knot. Absolutely the easiest and strongest knot you can tie for flouro to braid, or mono to braid. Take it to the bank! popcorn


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Re: Braid to Fluoro/Mono - What is your preferred knot or method? [Re: HARD WORKN HAROLD] #13478201 03/19/20 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by HARD WORKN HAROLD
Triple overhand surgeons knot. Absolutely the easiest and strongest knot you can tie for flouro to braid, or mono to braid. Take it to the bank! popcorn


Yup !


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Re: Braid to Fluoro/Mono - What is your preferred knot or method? [Re: H2O Seeker] #13478286 03/19/20 03:03 PM
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Alberto knot, both braids through the loop in the fluorocarbon.

Re: Braid to Fluoro/Mono - What is your preferred knot or method? [Re: H2O Seeker] #13478325 03/19/20 03:23 PM
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How strong is double uni knot? fish


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Re: Braid to Fluoro/Mono - What is your preferred knot or method? [Re: 4Weight] #13478328 03/19/20 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by 4Weight
Originally Posted by HARD WORKN HAROLD
Triple overhand surgeons knot. Absolutely the easiest and strongest knot you can tie for flouro to braid, or mono to braid. Take it to the bank! popcorn


Yup !


What they said^^^^^^^^

Re: Braid to Fluoro/Mono - What is your preferred knot or method? [Re: basscaster46] #13478364 03/19/20 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted by basscaster46
How strong is double uni knot? fish


I've found it to be very strong, but kinda thick even with light lines. It catches a bit on some of my small spinning rod line guides, cuts casting distance down some compared to thinner knots. If your rods don't have micro or quasi-micro guides then no worries with the double uni.


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Re: Braid to Fluoro/Mono - What is your preferred knot or method? [Re: H2O Seeker] #13478377 03/19/20 03:40 PM
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Just watch videos and try different knots. Some of these knots being suggested are an absolute beating to tie on the water. Decide for yourself which you want to tie on the water. The FG knot is a total beating on the water. Sure, easy to tie from your dining room table, but not on a rocking boat in the water.


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Re: Braid to Fluoro/Mono - What is your preferred knot or method? [Re: Frank the Tank] #13478404 03/19/20 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Frank the Tank
Just watch videos and try different knots. Some of these knots being suggested are an absolute beating to tie on the water. Decide for yourself which you want to tie on the water. The FG knot is a total beating on the water. Sure, easy to tie from your dining room table, but not on a rocking boat in the water.


That's no joke. Awesome knot when done properly but an absolute p.i.t.a.


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Uni-uni is what I use.

Re: Braid to Fluoro/Mono - What is your preferred knot or method? [Re: speedcrawler] #13478423 03/19/20 04:00 PM
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Originally Posted by speedcrawler
Double uni



It's hard to beat the uni to uni on strength but it does catch the guides a bit if you have heavier lines.

It's not too hard to tie either. It needs a little line condom to go over it. grin


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I can tie the surgeons knot with my eyes closed.

The FG is probably better if you test it but I've used the surgeon on 8 and 10 pound line for a long time with no complaints. I don't know that I've ever broken the line at knot. I try to retie every trip but sometimes forget.
Thats with a 6 to 7 foot leader.

Re: Braid to Fluoro/Mono - What is your preferred knot or method? [Re: 4Weight] #13478559 03/19/20 05:37 PM
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Originally Posted by 4Weight
Originally Posted by HARD WORKN HAROLD
Triple overhand surgeons knot. Absolutely the easiest and strongest knot you can tie for flouro to braid, or mono to braid. Take it to the bank! popcorn


Yup !

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