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Old 05-13-2009, 07:55 PM
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Default Re: Breaking off at the knot

Tom,

I use nothing lighter than 8lb fluorocarbon and more often 12lb. These are for streamer fishing trout. I use a level length of material, no taper and I never would attach a tippet to a leader with a surgeon's knot. Learn to tie a good blood knot if you need to connect tippet material.

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