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Bristol Knot Video Tutorial

Tips & Techniques: Bristol Knot Tutorial
By IGFA Conservation Director Jason Schratwieser

The bristol knot (also called noname knot) is relatively simple to tie and results in a very streamlined connection between a double line and leader. The knot facilitates passing through guides and over rollers. Esentially a jam knot, the bristol is a highly effective knot for attaching super-braid (spectra) double line to your leader.