FG Knot Flaws: 3 Critical Times You Should NOT Use This Fishing Knot!
By: Luke Simonds on November 26, 2018
It’s FG Knot time again!
Yep… the braid-to-leader knot that has continually shined bright in our fishing knot strength contests is back…
But this time it’s to address some problems with the FG Knot.
Here’s the deal:
Now that our original “Fastest Way To Tie The FG Knot” has over 2,000,000 views, we’ve heard from many anglers who have had some issues with this knot.
- That the FG Knot doesn’t work well with certain fishing lines (true – see 0:29 mark in video below)
- That the FG Knot doesn’t work well when the mono/fluoro is weaker than the braid (true – see 0:54 mark in video below)
- That the FG Knot was responsible for losing a lure because the knot was cast through the guides (true- see 2:04 mark video below)
Here’s the specifics behind the three core issues that anglers have been having with this great braid to leader knot.
THREE FG KNOT FLAWS
Have you had any other issues tying the FG Knot?
Let us know the comments.
The results of these knot strength tests might surprise you!
Also, here are a few other knot posts that we did that might help you out:
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