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kstone44
09-22-2005, 01:31 AM
I was looking for a website that would show me a simple knot for adding a long leader to the line.I came across this website thought some others might find it useful.
Does anyone use the powerpro line with a mono leader 20-30 ft?If so what type of knot do you use.I tried a couple and when cinching it up the pro line cut thru the mono :P




http://www.marinews.com/fishing/fk_main.htm

Farrier_Frank
09-22-2005, 05:50 AM
That is a good website, Kevin, it was posted last year and I saved it to file and use it every time I need a new knot or to remind myself how to do the basics.

ll_kaidoy_ll
09-22-2005, 06:36 AM
Nice find. I just bookmarked it. Thanks. :)

drstressor
09-22-2005, 07:14 AM
I use a modification of the Albright knot. Instead of doubling the braided line over, I just tie an overhand knot in the end and run the fluoro leader through it. Then I make a loop with the leader and do the Albright wrap. The overhand knot just acts as a stop to prevent the knot tied with the mono from slipping.

Wait, I'd should explain that better. I make a loop in the mono and make the winds in the opposite direction from the Albright. Then I run the tag end through the end of the loop, moisten the line and tighten up. I think this is what fly guys call a nail knot except that I don't find it necessary to use a nail for the wraps.

Diego916
09-22-2005, 02:00 PM
Great site! Someone put some time in to that :o

Rusty_Hooks
09-22-2005, 05:23 PM
Here's another one for you

http://troutlet.com/fishing_knots/index.htm?idproduct=227

For your knot tying enjoyment ;D

Farrier_Frank
09-22-2005, 06:41 PM
That's a good one too, Rusty. Thanks, I just bookmarked it.

vini-v
09-23-2005, 02:04 PM
GREAT stuff guys i was just wondering how the heck i could learn some new knots thanks a bunch