07-25-2011, 07:17 AM
Perhaps this is not the correct location, but I have question:
I have a 37ft shooting head for my switch rod. I got a running line that is rated at 20#. The shooting head has a welded loop at both ends.
How would you connect the two?
Should I make a loop in the running line and wrap it with a whip finish?
Should I cut the loop off from the head and tie together with a blood knot? If not a bloodknot, what knot would you recommend?
Is there any other possibilities?
Right now, I did a 6-turn surgeon's loop in the running line, but it bangs like hell on the guides when I'm shooting line.
As always, you guys are the best.
It's not the heat, it's the stupidity.
What manner of jackassery will I be subjected to today?