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worstcaster 10-20-2006 08:18 PM

Hook knot
I am stuck at a conference and brought a book of fishing knots and some 30 lb. monofiliment to pass the time when not in a lecture. In the book it mentioned using a knot where the knot is a little up the line from the hook eye instead of right on it, to give a streamer more action in the water. Has anyone tried this? Did you get a lot more wind resistance on your cast?

pescaphile 10-21-2006 12:41 PM

I've done this before but don't think there's any real benefits, but others will tell you there is. Give it a shot and decide for yourself.

You wont notice any difference whatsoever in casting.

worstcaster 10-21-2006 06:46 PM

Thanks. I'll give it a try.

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