Seaguar Hookpoints – Tying the Albright Special Leader Knot for braid to Fluorocarbon

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The use of braided line with a Fluorocarbon leader has become increasingly popular, and for good reason.  The combination improves hooksets, visibility for line watchers and saves money on changing out fishing line for the next trip.

Having an effective knot to splice the leader to the braided line is important.  The knot must be strong, and small enough to pass through guides easily.

In this edition of’s Hookpoints – presented by Seaguar – Our Managing Editor Dan O’Sullivan shares his favorite knot – the Albright Special – and demonstrates how he ties it to splice his 20-pound-test Flash Green Smackdown braid and his Tatsu Fluorocarbon leader…

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