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The Albright Knot

The Albright Knot is most commonly used for joining monofilament lines of unequal diameters, for creating shock leasers and when Bimini Twist is tied to the end of lighter casting line. It is also used for connecting monofilament to wire.

1.Bend a loop in the tag end of the heavier line and hold between thumb and forefinger of left hand. Insert the tag end of the lighter line through loop from the top.

2.Slip tag end of lighter line under your left thumb and pinch it tightly against the heavier strands of the loop. Wrap the first turn of the lighter line over it-self and continue wrapping toward the round end of loop. Take at least 12 turns with the lighter line around all three strands.

3.Insert tag end of the lighter line through end of loop from the bottom. It must enter and leave the loop on the same side.

4.With the thumb and forefinger of left hand, slide the coils of lighter line toward end of loop. Stop 1/8″ from end of loop. Using pliers pull tag end of lighter line tight to keep coils from sliding off end of loop.

5.With your left hand still holding the heavier line pull on the standing part of the lighter line. Pull the tag end of the lighter line and the standing part a second time. Pull the standing part of the heavy mono and the standing part of the light line.

6.Trim both tag ends.



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