Angler Education

How to Tie the Trilene Knot

The Trilene Fishing Knot is best for use with monofilament or fluorocarbon and is effective for tying line to snaps, swivels, hooks and lures. The Trilene knot is also known as the Two Turn Clinch Knot.

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

Steps for Tying the Trilene Fishing Knot:

  1. Slide your line through the hook eye, and repeat, entering the line from the same direction and being sure to form a double loop at the hook eye
  2. Wrap the tag end around the standing line four or five times, moving away from the hook
  3. Pass the tag end back through the double lop at the hook eye, moisten, pull the knot tight against the hook eye and trim tag

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