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tippet knot issue
I am wondering if this is normal. Pretty much every time I break off from a snag or otherwise, my lines breaks at the double surgeons between my 5x and 6x tippet. Or maybe it is coming untied. Can anyone offer some insight?
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Re: [kyLURE] tippet knot issue In reply to
Maybe some old tippet one or the other could be the problem , its usually for me right at the fly on the lighter tippet. I do the same the double surgeon. Never had it come untied as far as I know, its usually breaks at the fly.
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Re: [up2nogood] tippet knot issue In reply to
Ok, that you break off at the fly is good to know. That is what I would expect too. But that aint working out. :) Thank you for your input.
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Re: [kyLURE] tippet knot issue In reply to
One other possibility , its pretty light tippet, and you are reluctant to pull the knot real tight, and then snipping off the tag pretty short , and it could be coming untied, but just guessing. I do leave just a slight amount of tag.

That double surgeon is pretty stout, but you could try the triple, some do. Double has always worked for me.

But as said old tippet could be the culprit .
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Re: [kyLURE] tippet knot issue In reply to
Also watch a you-tube video to make sure you are tying it right, there is always the chance you could be tying it wrong.
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Re: [up2nogood] tippet knot issue In reply to
Okay, ill make sure im doing it right and tight enuff. Thanks again
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Re: [up2nogood] tippet knot issue In reply to
I don't ever join tippet to tippet, so I am no expert on this. I do however, always use a triple surgeon when joining my leader and tippet. When in doubt, throw out the old tippet and get some fresh stuff.

TIGHT LINES

>c((((@

-RICH
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Re: [richyd4u] tippet knot issue In reply to
I keep that in mind. Thanks!
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Re: [kyLURE] tippet knot issue In reply to
Be sure you are getting the knot wet with your mouth before you synch it tight. Once you tighten the knot, give it a decent tug to test it. Better to break it then rather than when you have a fish on. I use this same knot all the time and usually break off at the fly. Also, don't forget to test knot after a catch or after some time has gone by. Always good to make sure everything is still strong.
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Re: [ru22dizzle] tippet knot issue In reply to
Thanks a lot for all the tips!!!