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Alex Argyros

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Dropper tag knot
« on: February 03, 2020, 03:28:31 AM »
I've been vacillating between using an Orvis Tippet Knot and a Triple Surgeon's Knot for my dropper tags.  I was wondering if people here have any opinions on the relative merits (especially strength) of these knots, or whether they have other ideas?

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Re: Dropper tag knot
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2020, 05:41:28 AM »
Hi Alex,

I've experimented with a few different knots, but found that the triple surgeon knot suits my needs and style of fishing. There might be a better knot, but the triple surgeon has yet to fail me.

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Re: Dropper tag knot
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2020, 03:57:35 AM »
Alex,  triple surgeon nut is what i use.

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Re: Dropper tag knot
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2020, 12:01:35 PM »
I went to the Orvis Tippet knot several years ago. Firstly because it is easier to tie. Secondly on the experiments that I did with it. It held up considerably better on breaking strain when the tag and the mainline were pulled in opposing directions. Found out the hard way on a few double headers when two fish are larger than usual that it holds up better.
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