The Slim Beauty Knot is commonly used by tarpon fishermen because it is a very striong knot that is easy to tie. It also makes an ideal substitute for the Bimini Twist knot. The Slim Beauty Knot is used for joining not only different materials bout also different diameters. It is an especially useful knot when tying a large tippet to the main line. This knot originated in the Key West in the 1990s and quickly caught on because of its strength and the fact that it is an easy knot to master. It is an ideal knot for joining slippery braided lines and monofilament leaders together.
The Slim Beauty knot can be used to join small diameters to large ones as well as braided to mono lines. It is a very versatile knot that is straight and compact once the knot is completed start to finish. The amount of turns can vary and you will have to experiment to get the precise knot that you are are looking for.