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Old 11-05-2004, 02:00 PM
jbenenson jbenenson is offline
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Knots are -> always <- caused by the leader crossing over itself. The way to prevent them is to make sure that this doesn't happen, generally by being patient. In a roll cast, pause at the top, then proceed with the cast. It helps to slant the rod off vertical slightly.
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