Originally posted by mjyp
Which is stronger or more efficient, a blood or a 2x or 3x surgeon's knot???
I like the surgeon's knot, but a blood knot is smaller and neater.
I've found that when tying up leaders off the water I tie a good strong blood knot. On the water I tie weak blood knots (buck fever ?), but I tie triple surgeons well. So for me at least, its a split as to what gets used.