Angler Education

How to tie a Palomar Knot

The video below is an animated video on how to tie the Palomar Knot. The Palomar Knot is strong and relatively easy to tie. The Palomar knot is best for use with braided fishing line. Watch the video below for animated instructions on tying the Palomar fishing knot.

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

4 Easy Steps for Tying the Palomar Knot:

  1. Double about 6 inches of line and pass through the eye of the hook
  2. Tie a simple overhand knot in the doubled line, letting the hook hang loose. Avoid twisting the lines.
  3. Pull the end of the loop down, passing it completely over the hook.
  4. Moisten and pull both ends of the line to draw up the knot. Trim excess.

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