How to tie a Egg Loop

The Egg Loop was one of our most requested knots – so here it is. Steelheaders and salmon fishermen rely on this knot to attach a cluster of eggs or yarn to a hook. It works best with hooks that have turned-up or turned-down eyes. How to tie a Egg Loop Pull about two inches …

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How to tie a Duncan’s Loop

Duncan’s Loop is sometimes called the Uni-Knot, (Mistakenly) as the correct Uni and correct Duncan’s Loop are different. Use the Duncan loop to attach your fly to your tippet. Leave the loop open to allow the fly to swing freely, or close the loop tight against the hook eye for a tight hold. How to …

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How to tie a Dropper Loop

The Dropper Loop Knot is also known as a Dropper Knot or a Blood Loop Knot. It is often used by bottom fishermen to attach a rubber worm or tube lure above a jig or to make multiple hook bait rigs, whilst fly fishermen sometimes use it to attach a second fly (or dropper) to …

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How to tie a Double Uni

The double uni is used primarily to join two pieces of line together. How to tie a Double Uni Overlap the two lines with an area of about six inches. Form a loop with the tag end of one line. Make three turns with the tag end over the two lines and back through the …

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How to tie a Double Loop Bridle

The double loop bridle is basically a short length of monofilament with a sliding noose at either end. How to tie a Double Loop Bridle First make a loop in one end of your monofilament and encircle the standing part with the tag. Pass the tag around the standing part once more; back over the …

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How to tie a Convenient Noose

This knot came about through not leaving enough line to complete the very necessary third wrap on a Centauri knot. It does not slip and retains adequate strength so I have illustrated it. How to tie a Convenient Noose Thread the line through the hook eye and encircle the main line with the tag. Encircle …

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How to tie a Common Snell

The Snell Fishing Knot. The Snell Knot provides a strong connection when fishing with bait and using a separate length of leader. You should only use a Snell Knot with a leader. How to tie a Common Snell Insert one end of the leader through the hook’s eye, extending 1 to 2 inches past the …

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How to tie a Clinch Knot

Use to tie fly to end of tippet. Sometimes tied as an “improved” clinch knot by passing the tag end back through the loop created at the end of step number 3. Our experience has shown that the improved clinch knot can be stronger only when it is tied perfectly. A well-tied regular clinch knot …

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How to tie a Blood Knot

Use this knot to join sections of leader or line together. It works best with lines of approximately equal diameter. This knot, depending on who you talk to is often called the “Double Blood Knot” or the “Half Blood Knot”, or the “Improved Blood Knot”. We will call ours the “Improved Blood knot” and in …

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How to Tie a Bimini Twist

Used primarily for offshore trolling and double-line leaders. A bimini twist creates a long loop of line which is stronger than the the line itself. A Bimini twist is a simple method of doubling your fishing line in order to prevent chafing or to create the necessary loop in order to attach a wind-on leader. …

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