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Old 10-29-2013, 12:48 PM
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Default Re: knots for thin tippet

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Originally Posted by tybymo View Post
I usually use a clinch knot when tying on a fly, but with thin tippet, such as a #6, I sometimes have problems with the knot slipping off or the line breaking as I try to tighten the knot. I use six twists and I spit on the knot before tightening. Is there a better knot for thin tippet-- one that doesn't requite too much dexterity? I can tie the Orvis knot.
Check out the breaking strengths for the 6x tippet to fly knots on the knot test below.

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