Knots for Horsehair Lines
Very interesting site and something that was completely new to me.
What are the actual knots used to tie segments of horsehair line together please? I would like to try fishing with a thickish horsehair line made in this way from my skin-covered coracle. Tried some hand breaking strain tests on horsetail hairs and combined they are certainly strong enough.
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