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Old 05-13-2009, 06:33 PM
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Default Nail Knot vs. Albright Knot

What is the recommended best knot to connect the fly line to the backing - a nail knot or an albright knot? and why is it better? Thanks,
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I like a loop2loop connection myself
Makes it easier to swap out the lines when needed
I use a double whipped loop on the line butt and a Bimini twist or doubled surgeons in the backing
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