been using the RP knot for 10 years, never had it fail and can be tied even if your drunk!
Bimini twist or spider hitch in the braid to form a loop, then a no name knot to tie the mono to the braid. Really easy and VERY STRONG!!!!!
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Try the palomar knot it strong and hard to break, I use it on my 50lb power pro depth hunter, and it works
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SF has done a number of features on knots; i've spent many hours testing hundreds of knots on the igfa's instron. time and again, the bristol knot (aka yucatan, aka no-name) has been the way to go to connect braid to mono (with the braid doubled -- and a 12-turn bimini is actually stronger than a bimini with many more turns). in fact, i just heard from a reader who fishes serious long-range a couple of times/year for 200-300# yellowfin who told me his wind-ons were failing and now he's connecting his 130#braid to 100#leader with the bristol and having no problems. (he finishes the knot with a uni to protect the tag end -- something i haven't tried.) given how easy the knot is to tie and how time and again it's shown to be the strongest way to connect braid to leader (check out results in our reader knot challenge!) it's really hard for me to figure why anyone would make that connection any other way. go back to the home page (for SF) and in search box, type "bristol knot" then read up on it! -- Doug
Here's a link to the Sport Fishing Knot challenge article Doug was talking about.