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Default Re: Down eye vs straight eye

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Originally Posted by fredaevans View Post
For jollies take three hooks (up/down/straight) and attach a couple of foot of leader. Put hook around a round bit of something (pencil, chop stick, what-ever) and do a straight pull. Where does that hook point go under tension?
Depends whether the leader is tied to the eye (with a knot like the Clinch) or the shank (with a knot like the Turle).
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