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View Poll Results: Which knot do you prefer to use for tying fishing line to hooks?
Improved Clinch 3 37.50%
Palomar 2 25.00%
Other (I'll explain in thread) 3 37.50%
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Old 02-14-2012, 10:24 PM
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Fishing Hook Knot

What's your most often used knot for securing line to fish hooks?

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Old 02-15-2012, 12:14 PM
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I've used the Perfect knot on hooks and flies for years and never had it fail. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-15-2012, 12:49 PM
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Thanks Ralph. Are you referring to the Perfection Loop?

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Old 02-15-2012, 02:37 PM
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Possibly, it's been quite awhile since I called it anything, I just tie it.

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I use quite a few different ones depending on my mood. Palomar is the gig if you're drop shotting o NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-16-2012, 12:47 AM
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The Palomar is one of the strongest knots you can do. As its not a strange knot like many others it NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-16-2012, 09:41 AM
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i've been a big fan of snell'd hooks for years now. sure it's not the easiest knot to tie, but it's NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-16-2012, 09:04 PM
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Old 02-24-2012, 05:38 PM
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