Bimini Twist...who uses it/why?
I've never really understood the purpose of using a bimini twist. As I understand it, the main purpose is to create a stronger looped connection in the main line for attaching a wind-on leader. It seems to me that the weakest part of a loop to loop connection is where the the two loops tighten on each other and one loop cuts through the other (which I've had happen). If there's only one line comprising the actual loop in a bimini how does that make it any stronger than a perfection loop? I've fished with some guys who I consider pretty knowledgeable as well as on a few charters and none of them used biminis. But I'm honestly open-minded and if I'm missing out on a trick I'd want to know about it. My current method is main line connected to a 20' +/- wind-on flouro leader using a uni-to-uni. A snap swivel at the end of the flouro leader (uni). Thanks in advance for any input.