How to tie the overhand loop knot

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If you are seeking a knot for tying your hooklength to the end of your fishing mainline, the overhand loop knot is absolutely perfect...

It's a really easy knot to tie and when tied correctly and used correctly, will provide a small loop that can be used to lock on another loop in another length of line - for example, your hooklength or ready-tied hooklengths.

The best thing about using this knot and method to attach two lengths of line together is that if you push the knots together after the loops have been joined together, you can actually thread the hooklength out from the mainline loop making it really quick and easy to switch to either a thinner or a thicker hooklength in seconds.

Here's how to tie the overhand loop knot...

  STEP 1: Double your mainline to create a large loop

 

STEP 1: Double your mainline to create a large loop

STEP 2: Fold the loop over to form another loop.

STEP 2: Fold the loop over to form another loop.

STEP 3: Pass the first loop at least twice through the second loop.

STEP 3: Pass the first loop at least twice through the second loop.

STEP 4: Moisten the knot with saliva and pull it tight. Trim the knot and you are away.

STEP 4: Moisten the knot with saliva and pull it tight. Trim the knot and you are away.

STEP 5 

Follow the same process with your hooklength and pass it through.

USING THE OVERHAND LOOP KNOT TO ATTACH A LOOP TO ANOTHER LOOP

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