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#1 Alex C.

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Posted 24 March 2005 - 06:03 PM

I bought a cortland precision II 9' , 12lb tapered steelhead leader. When I try to tie a nail knot to my fly line it won't tighten up enough to stay ly line. What's wrong? I'm heading out tomorrow am and need to get this fixed ASAp!! Thanks

#2 steeldrifter

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Posted 24 March 2005 - 06:23 PM

Are you sure your doing it right? thats the know most people use.

Heres a step by step
http://www.killroys.com/knots/nail.htm

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#3 Alex C.

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Posted 24 March 2005 - 06:29 PM

yup thats exactly what I'm doing. The knot just slips off the fly line help.gif

#4 steeldrifter

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Posted 24 March 2005 - 06:43 PM

Are you tying it at the very end of the fly line? because it will slip a bit before it tightens so tie it a couple inches up the line and then trim it.

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#5 Alex C.

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Posted 24 March 2005 - 06:51 PM

BINGO!!! biggrin.gif

#6 Alex C.

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Posted 24 March 2005 - 06:59 PM

the butt section of the leader is so darn stiff you gotta just show it who's boss. It put up a hell of a fight though biggrin.gif

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Posted 25 March 2005 - 04:49 AM

and hopefully a report when you get back, (im living vicariously thru your eyes, season opener up here is the 15 april)