The Best Fishing Knots for Braided Fishing Line. The following knots are ideal for tying strong knots in braided fishing line of all varieties and strengths. Together, these five knots cover nearly all applications when rigging up your lines and leaders. 1. Uni Knot Fishing Knots. With over 60 Fishing Knots NetKnots has the most extensive fishing knot library on the internet. The knots are both animated and illustrated as well as described in detail to help you tie the the right knot correctly. The Arbor knot is used to tie the backing to the reel. Of the different flyfishing knots, this is a very simple knot. It includes a couple of overhand knots with another at the end. See the Arbor knot tied. The Albright Knot. Since fly lines and the backing line are made of different materials (Dacron to plastic), the Albright knot works best here. Double Albright Knot – I just learned this knot and haven’t fished it. My initial observations are that this knot is very strong but larger than the Alberto because of the double wraps. I used 20 warps and the braid completely encapsulated the fluorocarbon to protect it. Jul 17, 2015 · Between the Alberto or Double Uni knot - which have you had the best success rate for a braid to FC leader connection knot ? ... I just started using a braid to FC leader connection and can tie both knots about the same . I would like to standardize on one though so which do you find better for t... The Spool knot is used to attach the mainline to the spool. When attaching braided line it's advisable to make As I probably stated before, I had early failures because I didn’t understand the hitch knots at the end. You’d think you have to hitch the leader, but because of it’s thickness and it’s less pliable, it actually makes the knot fail because it makes impossible to cinch up and lock down.