Knot: Big fluoro leader to hook?



  • INTREPID377INTREPID377 Posts: 3,730 Captain
    finbully wrote: »
    best advice in the thread - learn to tie a couple of knots blindfolded - when the boat is rocking side-to-side, slamming waves on the anchor, etc and you'll be good to go

    While this is in fact excellent's not for THIS thread.

    The original question was about securing a hook to relatively thick, seaguar fluro carbon leader. That's kind of a "special" application and the same knot you use for 40# mono is not going to work with 90# fluro. It's true you only need to learn a few knots but you need to know the RIGHT knot for the situation. There are in fact some really bad suggestions on this thread for the OP's question and I only hope nobody losses a trophy fish because of them.

    I'll bet anyone on this thread that has suggested something other than a snell or crimp for 90# seaguar floru that their knot fails long before either choice and, in some cases, won't even make it to half the breaking strength of the leader.
Sign In or Register to comment.