half blood knot


half blood knot
a knot used by anglers to attach swivels, hooks and lures to the main line. Coils around the main line exert pressure on it when tension is applied to the hook. Various websites have animated steps showing how to tie this knot

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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