The Palomar Knot

The Palomar Knot is a general-purpose connection used in joining fishing line to swivels, snaps, hooks and artificial lures. The double wrap of line through the eyelet provided a protective cushion for added knot strength.

1. Double the line and form a loop three to four inches long. Pass the end of the loop through hook’s eye.

2. Holding the standing line between thumb and finger, grasp loop with free hand and form a simple overhand knot.

3.Pass hook through loop and draw line while guiding over the top of the eyelet.

4. Pull tag end of line to tighten knot snugly and trim tag end to about 1/4″.


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