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Old 11-04-2017, 09:36 AM
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I've been practicing the swirl knot from my leader to fly line as i've wanted a change. I will be using 5/4 lb flurocarbon. Just wondering if this is still a reliable knot before I hit the waters.
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looks too easy to be any good lol
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looks too easy to be any good lol
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i know right haha but tug testing it does seem strong!
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I will try it on friday cos my usual knots are rubbish.
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I've been practicing the swirl knot from my leader to fly line as i've wanted a change. I will be using 5/4 lb flurocarbon. Just wondering if this is still a reliable knot before I hit the waters.
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I've never heard of it either Jim...
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Sorry, i just got it off youtube, see from 3 mins. I've done alot of tug tests and practices over lunch break and it seems very good?
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These knots are for tying on a hook.not as stated above.and I'm sorry but I think the swirl knot is 'not' for me. i'm perfectly happy with the Half blood.the Tucked half blood and the Grinned for my hooks.

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These knots are for tying on a hook.not as stated above.and I'm sorry but I think the swirl knot is 'not' for me. i'm perfectly happy with the Half blood.the Tucked half blood and the Grinned for my hooks.

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what do you use for fly line to leader?

Why 3 knots? Do you use 1 for different circumstances? Sorry i've been fishing for a while but not very experienced with knots

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