Fly Fishing Knots No. 7 - The Slip Knot
Showing how to tie a simple knot for
attaching fly to leader line
below shows the main connecting knots in fly fishing, i.e. from reel to
backing line; backing line to fly line; fly line to fly leader; fly leader
to fly, with the addition of a dropper to attach a second fly.
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numbered black dots to see illustrated instructions on how to tie each knot
in the series
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Slip Knot - Tying Fly to Leader
This is a simply tied knot for attaching
the fly to the leader, as illustrated below.
I have used this knot for many years as an alternative to the half -
blood knot. It is similar to the Grinner knot. moisten and tighten
the knot well and don't trim too close to the hook.
FLY FISHING KNOTS
For illustrated instructions on how to tie the various fly
fishing knots, click on one of the following links
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