Thread: Rob Allen knot.
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Old 10-22-2019, 08:04 AM   #32
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Re: Rob Allen knot.

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Originally Posted by brandon cadalzo View Post
This is exactly the reason that prompted me to write the initial post. Many of my shots pass completely through up to the shooting line/reel line. I was worried that the loop on this knot could either catch a bone in the fish and pull it loose or even catch on some of the structure on the reef. Maybe Iím better off just using a pigtail.


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If you want to part a line there is always your knife. Line is cheap, athough spears are not and nor are specialist tips, but sometimes you lose them as that is just part of spearfishing. After a big trip quite a few shafts can be left on the bottom as escapees get munched up or succumb in unknown locations after a brief flight to freedom. Have found a number of shafts on the bottom, but never my own!
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