New/Old knot??

Discussion in 'Terminal Tackle Review' started by Old Bill, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. Old Bill

    Old Bill New Member

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    The one-cell remaining in my brain warmed up today and I remembered a knot an old catfisherman showed me years ago. I have searched the BOC and so far haven't seen one like it.

    Maybe someone can tell me what it's called.

    First the leader line is doubled and the end of the loop is inserted into the hook's eye.

    http://oomur.pair.com/wwpotter/images/Hook%201.JPG

    Then the line is extended over the hook's point and down below the shank(?).

    http://oomur.pair.com/wwpotter/images/Hook 2.JPG

    The line is then twisted one time and brought up over the hook's point.

    http://oomur.pair.com/wwpotter/images/Hook 3.JPG
    http://oomur.pair.com/wwpotter/images/Hook 4.JPG

    The line is then twisted once more and brought back over the point to the shank one more time.

    http://oomur.pair.com/wwpotter/images/Hook 5.JPG

    The line is then pulled tight and the knot is finished. All force is placed on the shank and not the eye of the hook.

    http://oomur.pair.com/wwpotter/images/Hook 6.JPG

    In years past I have used the knot on my jug lines and as far as I know the knot hasn't failed.

    Any information will be appreciated.

    Bill
     
  2. bigBB

    bigBB Member

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    Not sure what it is called, but it sure looks like it would be effective.. thanks for posting
     

  3. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    Thanks Bill for the info on the knot. i have never seen it before but it looks like it would work and is easy to tie.
     
  4. willcat

    willcat New Member

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    if u passed it thru the eye of the hook from the front it would almost look like a snelled hook, and alot easier to tie, thanks!!!!
     
  5. Katmandeux

    Katmandeux New Member

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    I've been doing that for years, when putting hooks on loops. It does a good job of distributing the load at the "knot".

    And all this time, I thought I'd invented something!:wink:

    Redneck snell works for me.:smile2:
     
  6. catfishcrazy256

    catfishcrazy256 New Member

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    I have seen it before ,but cant remember what its called
     
  7. Old Bill

    Old Bill New Member

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    Well, come to think about it...if was just south of Checotah, OK that I first learned about that knot!:roll_eyes:

    Maybe you are the one who invented it!!:big_smile:

    By the way...last year was the first time in many years that we missed the Checotah Okra Festival!:angry: Maybe this year!

    Bill
     
  8. ozzy

    ozzy New Member

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    Looks like a cross between a palomar and a snell. Thanks, gotta give it a try on braided line. :cool2:
     
  9. griz

    griz Well-Known Member

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    I was shown that knot years ago by a retired commercial fisherman in La. One thing he told me was to always run the line through from the front of the hook as it helps the hookup ratio.
     
  10. Old Bill

    Old Bill New Member

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    Patrick, I may have gotten mixed up on the proper way to tie the knot. :eek:oooh:

    I'll try running the line through the front of the hook.... heaven knows I need all the help I can get!:big_smile:

    Thanks for the tip.