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The uni knot is versatile, easy to tie, and strong. Use it to tie on hooks or join two lines together with the double uni knot. Works great for tying dissimilar lines together or a leader to braid. For tying a braid backing to heavier mono or even a leader to braid the Red Phillips knot is faster and smaller.

Jigging for Lake Trout- Index
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Jigging For Lake Trout:

Lake Trout, Mackinaw, Grey Trout and Togue. All common names for Salvelinus Namaycush, a dweller of the depths and North America's largest native open-water trout species. Jigging for Lake Trout is a time-honored and productive way to fish for lakers year round. Jigs and tackle are relatively cheap compared to some other methods of deep-water fishing, and these beasts put up a great fight on light tackle! These techniques for catching Lake Trout will work in any body of water, from the Finger Lakes to the West Coast and Canada. Here in Central New York, Cayuga Lake is an amazingly productive Lake Trout fishery- the average fish runs 6-7 pounds or so and fish in the teens are caught every year. If any water in your area holds lakers, here are your marching orders: Pick up a rod, a handful of lures, and look to the lakes- it's time to go jigging!

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