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How To Tie A Snell Fishing Knot, Step By Step, Close Ups Using High Vis Cord and Monofiliment

How To Tie A Snell Fishing Knot, Step By Step, Close Ups Using High Vis Cord and Monofiliment

Both Fresh and Saltwater anglers find good use for the Snell.  It is a simple but strong knot that wraps around the hook shank rather than just going through the eye of the hook.  The snell positions the hook for a good hook set.  Many bass fishermen like this knot and you will see pre tied rigs in bait shops.  There is no need to buy pre-tied rigs.  Watch this short video using high visibility cord and you will be able to tie your own Snell Knot.

How To Tie The Double Uni With Bimini Twist For Tarpon Or Other Large Fish- Braided Line To Fluorocarbon

How To Tie The Double Uni With Bimini Twist For Tarpon Or Other Large Fish- Braided Line To Fluorocarbon

When doing seminars, I always leave time for questions.  Over the years, the most frequently asked question is "How do I attach Braided Line to Fluorocarbon?"

There are many ways to make this connection successfully, but if my life depended on the strength of this connection, I would tie a Bimini Twist in the Braided Line and then use a Double Uni Knot to connect the two lines.  

The Bimini Twist doubles the line making any knot you tie stronger than it would be with a single line.  The Bimini Twist looks difficult upon first seeing it, but I assure you that it is not difficult.  You can see how to tie it step by step in this article and video.