Knots and knot tying instruction
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knots for Snelling a hook
2 different ways
knot is the strongest of all saltwater fishing hook knots. Quick and
simple method of attaching line to a hook with an up or down
turned eye. Of course when you snell a hook you need to have
both ends of the line available. In other words the free end
or the trace end has to pass back through the eye .
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Using the Uni-Knot
to Snell a Hook
1) Thread six inches of line through
the eye of the hook.
2) Hold the line against the hook's shank,
and form a Uni-Knot circle.
3) Make five to seven turns through the loop and around the standing line and
4) Tighten by pulling the standing line
in one direction and the tag end in the other.