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Albright (Backing) Knot

By James Castwell


This is one of many used to fasten the backing to the end of the fly line, it's my personal choice. So far I have never lost a fly line, but have seen others who used a nail knot do so when the coating slipped off the core of their line. I prefer to coat it with something like Plio-bond, or hot-glue. I do if I expect the knot to get a lot of wear, like salmon, bonefish or permit. For most other use I do not bother to coat it. Make sure both ends of the backing go through the loop in the fly line in the same direction. ~ J. Castwell

Backing to Fly Line Knot


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