RP knot failure

Steve K

Hey, I'm gettin' bit...
Jan 2, 2005
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Bishop
Name
Steve
Boat
18' Bayrunner, but I like the American Angler and the Red Rooster III
This thread needs to be renamed FG Knot Success... :)
 

dreyna14

Newbie
Sep 1, 2015
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Oxnard, CA
Name
Daniel
Boat
none
I had a 60lb fluoro leader pull out of an RP knot last on a BFT as soon as the fish started pulling drag. Only thing left was the braid knot. Learned the FG a short time later and will not go back unless time is critical. Snagged some kelp a couple months ago and pulled until the leader broke. FG knot looked like it didn't break a sweat. Thinnest possible, too.
 

Corndog

Landlocked
Sep 22, 2009
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Northern Colorado
Name
Jason Jones ( Lone Shark)
Boat
Century 1801, Hobie PA14 & SoA
I had a 60lb fluoro leader pull out of an RP knot last on a BFT as soon as the fish started pulling drag. Only thing left was the braid knot. Learned the FG a short time later and will not go back unless time is critical. Snagged some kelp a couple months ago and pulled until the leader broke. FG knot looked like it didn't break a sweat. Thinnest possible, too.
Do u test your knots before pinning on a bait?