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  • I have never broken Fireline, the uni-knot on the fluorocarbon side has given out several times but I think that was overuse and/or operator error in tying the knot.

    The Great Braid Debate

  • I agree that Palomar is a favorite for braids/superlines but the applicability of the uni-knot to more situations wins out with me.

    The Perfect Knot

  • Pull the uni-knot tight and slide it down until it locks against the tippet knot.

    Droppers in Hopper Time

  • Then use a uni-knot to tie a piece of 3X around and on the leader above the tippet knot.

    Droppers in Hopper Time

  • At the terminal end, Gould ties a spider hitch to double the line, and then attaches 40-pound fluorocarbon with a double uni-knot.


  • A double uni-knot will secure it to the main line.


  • The Click2Knot, manufactured by Spinmade, makes it easy to secure a hook to a fishing line in mere seconds with a perfect uni-knot, the perfect knot for almost any fishing application.



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  • A versatile knot used in fishing, adaptable to many purposes, including snelling; connecting hooks, swivels, and lures with a loop; and joining two lines.

    January 9, 2008