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Re: Knot strength vs. time efficiency

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:24 pm
by TIDDLER
I AM A BELT AND BRACES MAN . TIME IS "KNOT" OF THE ESSENCE . I HAD BEEN TRYING THE PENNY KNOT BUT FIND IT LEAVES A MEMORY TYPE CURL IN THE TIPPET , JUST BEHIND THE FLY . IF I CAN SEE IT THE TROUT MUST ALSO . SO I'VE GONE BACK TO THE IMPROVED CLINCH KNOT - WHEN ITS CLOSED I ADD A HALF HITCH WITH 2 TURNS THROUGH - TIGHTEN - THEN TRIM .

Re: Knot strength vs. time efficiency

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 8:20 pm
by Johnno
Yeh I like the surgeons. Quick easy and it works. I'm

Re: Knot strength vs. time efficiency

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 6:28 am
by AJS Reels
Its the improved clinch knot for tippet to hook and a 3 turn surgeons has improved the reliability of the tippet to leader connection especially with lighter stuff i.e. under 4lb.