Jerkbait knots

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Jerkbait knots

Post by AC1178 » Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:50 am

Whats up guys...new to forum...ive been using various knots over the past several years without ever losing a bait...however I just purchased a few vision 110s and wondering what knot you guys trust most...thanks for any helo in advance

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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by Texas_bullet » Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:21 am

There are many good knots. The most important thing is to tie them correctly. A poor knot will be much more likely to fail (I have observed this at Fishing School where there was a 3 to 1 variation in testing experienced fishermen's knot strength). I like the San Diego Jam Knot, or if there is no split ring I will use the Rapala knot to provide a loop at the connection. I am not sure what knot would be best for FC line. :-k

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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by NJ Jigman » Mon Mar 05, 2012 12:09 pm

I fish my 110's w/ a palomar. you just need a large loop to go over the bait and those vlad the impaler hooks :lol:

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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by spencerinstl » Sun Mar 11, 2012 4:09 pm

NJ Jigman wrote:I fish my 110's w/ a palomar. you just need a large loop to go over the bait and those vlad the impaler hooks :lol:
I also use the palomar on my 110s. And on my crankbaits and spinnerbaits and hooks. Haven't had to watch a crankbait fly away and sink to the bottom of the lake since switching to the palomar.
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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by Tokugawa » Sun Mar 11, 2012 6:14 pm

I use a palomar tied to a small snap.

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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by Gblaze » Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:47 am

palomar as well here

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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by Sonicx360 » Mon Mar 12, 2012 12:43 pm

Definitely palomar.

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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by Cracker » Mon Mar 12, 2012 1:51 pm

Palomar for the braid, FC and mono with improved clinch.

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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by smalljaw » Mon Mar 12, 2012 2:40 pm

Palomar, it is easy to tie and I've never had it fail.

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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by dhottle » Wed Mar 14, 2012 11:48 am

Tokugawa wrote:I use a palomar tied to a small snap.
Works for me too.

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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by mike304 » Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:31 pm

Definitely Palomar and if the fish are really hitting I retie after every few fish. Those 110's ain't cheap and I'd hate to lose one just because I was too lazy to stop and tie a new knot.
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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by bassdawg » Wed Mar 14, 2012 5:05 pm

I like to take the split ring off an use the rapala knot .

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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by OkobojiEagle » Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:19 am

A loop knot (Rapala knot) introduces too much opportunity for abrasion of the knot for my taste.

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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by Heronimo » Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:00 am

fish n fool knot for me tied to oval split ring or direct to lure. I don't like the round split rings, and if a lure has one, I will bypass it and tie a rapala knot with minimal loop size.

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Re: Jerkbait knots

Post by phiten » Sat Mar 31, 2012 12:54 am

world's fair knot
palomar knot

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