Complete Guide With Double Uni Knot
The Double Uni knot is used for fishing for freshwater and saltwater creatures. This type of knot is not only easier to set up than Blood knot but also more effective to braid with a fluorocarbon or monofilament leader.
We believe that our guide will be very beneficial for those who want to practice Double Uni knots for the next fishing trip.
What Is The Double Uni Knot?
It is a modern type of knot of the Single Uni knot and is commonly used nowadays when someone goes fishing. To make it work well, you have to use the lines which are in the same diameter. If you do not have, change to Albright knot may be better. However, let's see how easy the double uni knot can be made just by some steps below.
Why Do People Like To Use This Knot?
There are so many purposes that people make this double knot. They are used for fly fishing, or to combine with mono or fluoro leaders. In other cases, they also support the mono leaders and join in lure casting.
Although the Double Uni knot is not the best option to braid with mono and fluoro leader, many people still recommend beginners use it because it is easier to make than the Blood knot and Albright knot types.
Besides that, this knot is more sturdy than other types, such as Seaguar, Uni, and Surgeon knot that helps you catch many precious trophies.
However, if you want to combine with mono leaders, be careful because it can overstretch the mono.
How To Make A Double Uni Knot?
Finishing a Double Uni knot is not difficult because it depends mainly on your dexterity. Please follow these 4 steps to make a perfect one:
- Step 1: After preparing two same diameter lines, you need to put them side-by-side in opposite directions, and then overlap the ends of the lines to the other.
- Step 2: Take the end of the line on the left and double back. Wrap 3 to 4 loops around the two lines and through the loop which you have wrapped. After that, you must pull the tag end to tighten it.
- Step 3: Do the same with the end of the line on the left by wrapping the same number loops. If you want to braid the line, you should double the number of loops.
- Step 4: In this step, you pull the standing lines which are in opposite directions to slide the knot together.
You have completed a Double Uni knot!
So, the Double Uni knot is so easy to make, isn’t it? We suggest you practice some times to assure you get acquainted with this kind of knot.