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Tips & Tactics: A subtle modification to the Albright Knot makes it mo betta

Reverse Albright Fishing Knot

By FishbuzzTV

Rigging expert Larry Mastry of Mastry’s Bait and Tackle in St. Petersburg, Florida demonstrates how to tie the reverse Albright knot. While Larry demonstrates tying the Albright to braided line – the important point is not only that it’s tied in reverse, but the tie-off at the end – taking slippage out of the equation. A good knot becomes great knot

The Albright is used to tie dissimilar lines and diameters together, to secure wire bite guards to terminal tippet or shock tippet and fluorocarbon to braided.

The second video is the Albright tied conventionally by Mark Sosin. His version of a lock knot to secure from slippage takes considerable practice to get it snug to the Albright.

For those intrigued with knots, the trick is to notice the differences of the Albright tied in reverse and conventionally tied. Too, the tie-off that makes it secure.

The Reverse Albright

The Conventionally Tied Albright

 

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