RE­SULTS

Sport Fishing - - THE KNOTS -

As the charts show, the strength of these knots was pretty much all over the place, from 100 per­cent to as lit­tle as about 17 per­cent. For lighter braid (15-pound tied to 30-pound flu­oro), these were the three strong­est knots: A PR Bobbin knot, tied by Bryan Di­etz, of Mer­ritt Is­land, Flor­ida — 84.3 per­cent An im­proved FG knot, tied by Capt. Tim Si­mos, of Fort Pierce, Flor­ida — 80.9 per­cent An FG knot, tied by Ralph Green, of Mount Pleas­ant, South Carolina — 73.4 per­cent For heav­ier braid (50-pound tied to 80-pound flu­oro), these were the four strong­est knots: A GT knot, tied by Chad Nisely, of Painesville, Ohio — 100 per­cent A PR Bobbin knot, tied by Bryan Di­etz — 99.5 per­cent An im­proved Bris­tol knot, tied by Doug Olan­der*, of Win­ter Park, Flor­ida — 92.1 per­cent An im­proved FG knot, tied by Capt. Tim Si­mos, of Fort Pierce, Flor­ida — 82.1 per­cent

Six win­ners will re­ceive a new Okuma reel val­ued at up to $799 for their ac­com­plish­ment.

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