Angler Education

How to Tie the Berkley Braid Knot

The Berkley braid knot is a good choice for tying braided lines to hooks, lures and leaders. It was developed in the Berkley lab to retain good knot strength and stops braided lines from slipping out of the knot.

Watch the video below for animated instructions on tying the Berkley Braid fishing knot.

Steps for Tying the Berkley Fishing Braid Knot:

  1. Run a double loop of braid through the hook eye or lure
  2. Loop around tag end main line 8 times
  3. Thread double loop back between the eye and coils
  4. Tighten knot and trim double loop and tag end of braided line leaving about 1/4 inch

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