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I use a simple Uni - shouldn't matter much. If a fish takes you down to that knot, it will be irrelevant which knot you tied :o

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When i hook into a fish does the line pull at the knot i made at the spool.  For example i tied a arbor knot and i have 120 yards of line does it pull at the knot i made

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Nope - Only chance of that ever happening would be if you spooled with straight braid or superline, and even then, the line wouldn't pull on the knot until it completely unwound/slipped from the spool. If using nylon or copoly, no chance.

-T9

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Generally the knot tying the line to the spool doesn't come under stress until all of your line is out, so unless whatever is on the other end has 'spooled' you, you should be safe.

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Unless you make a 120 yard cast ~ No.

A-Jay

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If you're using a line with stretch in it, a good ol' fashioned square knot can work well.

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4 minutes ago, A-Jay said:

Unless you make a 120 yard cast ~ No.

A-Jay

Thanks so i can tie a crappy knot and not worry about it

5 minutes ago, Outlaw86 said:

Generally the knot tying the line to the spool doesn't come under stress until all of your line is out, so unless whatever is on the other end has 'spooled' you, you should be safe.

So i can tie a bad knot and not worry about

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2 minutes ago, LipRipper1 said:

Thanks so i can tie a crappy knot and not worry about it

Lol!  That's the spirit! :)

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7 minutes ago, Outlaw86 said:

Generally the knot tying the line to the spool doesn't come under stress until all of your line is out, so unless whatever is on the other end has 'spooled' you, you should be safe.

So i can tie a bad knot

I was watching tacklejunky81 and he said some people have just put the line through the wiffle of the spool and not tie it         i would never do that

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A small piece of electrical tape does the job.  There's really no need to tie the line to the spool as I've never had a bass 'spool' me and I've never heard or read of it happening. They just don't make long runs that you need to concern yourself with running out of line. 

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Back up, if you are asking if that knot is best for attaching your line to the spool on your reel. then yes it is a good knot for that purpose. It is the only time I use that knot. Make sure you get it tied correctly and it is tight because if not your line will slip on the spool and it will act like your drag is not working. We get a lot of those complaints like "I just bought a new reel and it does not work"

You will need to know several other knots like the double uni knot to tie two lines together ,the palomar and trilene knots are good knots for tying on lures etc.  I hope I ansered your question you left it kinda vague.

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No

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Yes. If a fish gets you to your spool knot it isn't going to matter how you attached it most likely.

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Uni knot

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Easier to tie, so that makes it better to me. I've never had any other way to rate or test it, since a fish hasn't ever gotten me to my spool knot. 

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