Not many people know this knot, but it’s a good one to add to your arsenal.
This knot was created by Gary L. Martin and was selected by a panel of outdoor writers as the best new all around fishing knot out of 498 entries. It was demonstrated to the public for the first time at the 1982 Knoxville World’s Fair.
It works great on line up to 40lb test, and is very strong. Try it and see how you like it.
This knot is used to attach terminal tackle.
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Create a loop six inches long and pass it through the eye of your tackle.
Bring the loop back and pull the doubled line up through the loop.
Pull the tag end under the doubled line.
Bring the tag end back over the doubled line and through the loop you just made.
Pull the tag end and slide the knot down to the eye until tight. Clip off the excess.
Knot Tying Terms
|standing line: the part of the line that is not involved in making the knot; the part of the line that “stands still.”|
|tag end: the very end of of the line; the part of the line that is being used to make the knot.|