Author: Bullbuster Team
There are thousands of knots out there, but only a few that you will memorize or end up using often. If you know these three knots, we think you should be good to go when it comes to braid to mono connections.
1) Best All Around Knot For Braid To Mono Connections
The Double Uni - Knot
The uni-knot is one of the simplest and fastest knots to tie for braid to mono connections, it is also one of the most reliable knots. Below is a video from the Technical Anglers youtube channel showing how to tie it. According to the video, the uni-knot has 85% to 90% knot strength.
The Basic Building Block For The Double Uni (The Uni Knot)
How to tie the Uni-To Uni-Knot (also created by Technical Anglers)
2) Best Knot For Braid To Mono Connections When Fishing Heavy Drag
The Simplified FG Knot
The Simplified FG Knot has been gaining popularity in the angling community for the past few years. It is extremely useful for anglers fishing with extreme drag and has been utilized a lot in the jigging and popping community. If you are fishing heavy drag on light reels for big fish and choosing not to use hollow core braid, this is a good knot for you to learn.
Below is a great video explaining how to tie the simplified FG Knot, prepared by the IGFA while working with Sportfishing Magazine.
Tip From Adrian Grey of the IGFA - For 30Lb test or lighter braid he suggests using more raps for added strength.
3) Best Knot For Braid To Mono Connections With Light Tackle
The Bristol Knot is an excellent knot for braid to mono connections with light tackle. Below you can find a great video on how to tie the bristol knot put together by the IGFA below.
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Check out our article Guide To Tying Fishing Knots for more information on how to tie knots for different applications. We hope this helps you spend more time fishing with our brand direct fishing lines!
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