Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Bulkley,Salmon & Clearwater, Henry's Fork
Braided or Albright?
I was out doing a little trout fishing with my light spey gear, half of my tip's are rigged with 30 pound butt's tied on with the albright knot. The other half have the braided loop connection. I have managed twenty pound fish with the braided loop's, no failures to speak of. I have duplicated same with albright's.... BUT... I did have the loop unfold, out of itself on a piece of moss while trout fishing. This was a first!
On all my loop's I nail knot & glue and put the sleeve over the nail knot. The unfolding made me go back and read the instruction on the package. This is something men shouldn't have to do when encountering a new project like the kid's first bicycle's, tune-up's, tile work or even Loop connectors. We just don't need instruction's for projects our minds tell us we can figure out for our self's.
Well there it was on the back of that dam package in black and white, put a second nail knot just behind the loop itself.
Dam instructions anyway!