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What's This Leader Knot?

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Hi All,

I use two leader knots.  One is the Albright.  There's another one, the first one I learned, that seems to work better in some applications.  When I went to answer a question here the other day, I realized I had forgotten the name!

I've tried looking it up, and either I can't find it on Google, or I tie it a totally different way than shown.  Here's the knot:

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As you can see, this is a small, compact knot that holds better than it looks like it would.  That's a Gammy medium snap, which isn't very large at all.

What am I tying here? 

Thank you,

Josh

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I think it might be a variation of the uni to uni knot

That is a very small and compact knot. I would like to know what it is

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I may have invented the bloody thing, though I don't think I did.  Even if I came up with it on my own, I'm sure it was already around.  I did used to sit around playing with knots, but I just can't recall making this one up.

When I was splicing 30lb braid to 12lb mono this evening, my Albright knots kept breaking, so I tried this one, which I've not used in quite a while.  Turns out that for thin braid, it works better.  The Albright had the braid cutting the mono at the bend.

Regards,

Josh

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Josh, it almost looks like a J-Knot...

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You know, I was doing some fly fishing at the time I learned it.  I think it may have been named after a line... Seagur Knot, maybe?  I used their line on my fly rod.  Did they make up a knot?

Josh

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Looks like a triple surgeon knot. J-knot requires alternate weave through the loop and is a good knot.

Tom

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Looks similar to a surgeon knot. I tie it differently, but it's a very effective knot. 

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Interesting ~

Looks like a Might Knot . . .might hold, might not.

:)

A-Jay

 

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Seaguar Knot

 

 

Mike

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2 hours ago, Mike L said:

Seaguar Knot

 

 

Mike

Thanks Mike!

You know, if you spell "Seaguar" wrong on Google, it doesn't pull it up?

Found it with your spelling:

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Thanks again!

Josh

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