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    I watched that video a million times and could never get consistant results. Simonds makes it look easy, took me too long and it was pain to do in the kayak. I was bound and determined to master it, Iíve since abandoned braid.
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    I have found the Trilene knot works fine for 90% of my knot needs (including braid).
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    What type knot is used at Gulf Shores pier for tying 7 strand or single strand to a treble hook or swivel. Most of my experience has been at Navarre and a lot of people there use the figure 8 knot
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    I don't use 7 strand but for single strand, just about every one i know uses a haywire twist.
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    Single strand is always a Haywire Twist.
    Sevenstrand, I the a double overhand and a few wraps.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GregInAtl View Post
    What type knot is used at Gulf Shores pier for tying 7 strand or single strand to a treble hook or swivel. Most of my experience has been at Navarre and a lot of people there use the figure 8 knot
    I have changed from the figure8 to a modified figure 8 (which starts like an arbor knot but goes under the original loop - can't find an illustration).

    There seem to be several different "figure 8" knots.
    RTR anyway.

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    Palomar and uni.
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    For braid to a swivel be sure to put the braid through the swivel eye twice then use a uni knot. A trilene knot will work with braid but will slip some unless you leave a little tag and pull it tight. Never had the uni slip but I use 10 wraps.
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    I like using a blood knot to tie to 2 lines together of equal length. It's great when you need to add more line to your reel and its easy to tie


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    Quote Originally Posted by CarlF View Post
    Pretty much use the uni-knot exclusively.
    Me to , works great

 

 
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