Fly Fishing Knots No. 5 - The Perfection Loop
Showing how to tie a simple loop on the end of your leader
below shows the main connecting knots in fly fishing, i.e. from reel to
backing line; backing line to fly line; fly line to fly leader; fly leader
to fly, with the addition of a dropper to attach a second fly.
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numbered black dots to see illustrated instructions on how to tie each knot
in the series
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The Perfection Loop
This is a knot for forming a neat loop on the end of the fly leader, as
The Perfection Loop is a reliable leader loop which lies in
line with the leader. The loose end can be trimmed very close to the knot.
Not as difficult as it seems at first sight.
Use the thumb and forefinger of the left hand to grip the
knot while manipulating the loop with the right hand.
FLY FISHING KNOTS
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fishing knots, click on one of the following links
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