Always be sure to synch your knots completely down before testing them with a good tug. In fly fishing, there are already countless variables outside of our control. Gear failure is something you can control. Losing a fish because of a bad knot is something that is avoidable. After every knot you tie, give it a hard pull. I don’t care how many times you have tied that knot before, everyone makes mistakes. I personally would much rather figure out that I tied a bad knot when there is no fish attached..what about you?
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