Without a doubt, one of the best knots for connecting braid to mono is the FG knot and we believe the way Le Vi Hua shows it in this video is one of the best ways to tie it. An important aspect is the tensioning of the knot . After using the Line tensioners from MB Custom Lures myself on a recent 3 week trip, i wouldn't be without them and especially since i'm always looking for compact and lightweight gear.
Check out Le Vi Hua from MB Custom tying the FG and using the Line Tensioners at the 3:10 minute mark:
The sport of land based game is constantly evolving with new lures dominating the scene and rods being developed to suit. The Scythe Pelagic Slayer fits the bill perfectly when a rod lacks a little low down grunt to get fish past the sharks quicker or turn heads of stubborn fish. In recent years there is a push for longer 9-11ft rods and the 9 foot Scythe is a great length for landbased spinning.
Developed by renowned landbased angler Tim Lee with the assistance of the countries best spinmen, Scythe rods are the weapon of choice for serious pelagic trophy hunters. Australia’s top anglers are recognising the real value of a Scythe rod. Serious angler’s in WA such as landbased spinning guru Justin (Podge) Anthony are raving about