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Double Loop Bridle Knot

Welcome to The FinTalk Fishing Knots details page for tying the Double Loop Bridle Knot. Follow the directions step by step and practice tying any particular knot over and over until you have it mastered. Learn it and practice it so when you are faced with changing lures or rigs in the middle of a hot bite you can quickly tie your knot and get your line back in the water. Sometimes the bite is only on for a little while so getting caught up with tying and re-tying rigs can cost valuable fish time. Remember not only should you be able to tie your knot fairly quick but you should be able to tie your fishing knot properly fairly quick. Nothing is worse than having what you know was a big daddy fish and losing him only to wind up your line to see your knot failed. It is enough to ruin your day, especially if the fishing is slow. So enjoy learning to tie these knots and for more detailed instructions check out "Fishing Knots and Rigs' by Geoff Wilson.

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Ever wondered how to attach a leader to your main line properly or tie a Bimini Twist?. How about how to tie a double loop bridle knot? Then take a look at this book "The Complete Book of Fishing Knots & Rigs" written by Geoff Wilson. The book offers an extensive list of knots and rigs which have been brilliantly illustrated by master angler Geoff Wilson. To read information for the knot on this page and many other useful knots and rigs we strongly recommend that you purchase a copy of 'The Complete Book of Fishing Knots & Rigs'

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Butt: The thick part of the leader. The butt of a leader is attached to the fishing line.
Tag or Tag End: The working end, the part of the line where the knot is tied.
Standing Part: The main part of the line that is fixed and under tension. Such as the part of line that is on the reel.
Standing End : The short area at the end of the standing part of the line.
Working End: The part of the line used actively in tying a knot. The opposite of the standing end.
End: A loop is a closed curved line, formed by bringing the tag end back and alongside the standing part, or a knot that creates a loop.
Tippet: The end of a leader to which the lure is attached. The tippet can be the end of a leader or an added line to the end of a leader.
Turns or Wraps: A turn or wrap is one complete revolution of line around another.
Overhand Knot: The foundation for many other knots. (A Granny Knot before it is pulled tight)


Double Loop Bridle


The double loop bridle is basically a short length of monofilament with a sliding noose at either end.

Fishing Knot Details
Knot Instructions
STEP 1. First make a loop in one end of your monofilament and encircle the standing part with the tag.
STEP 2. Pass the tag around the standing part once more; back over the loop and through the center.
STEP 3. Pass the noose over your hook and pull it down tight.
STEP 4. Now tie a noose in the other end of your bridle, right up close to the hook. Then put a pencil or length of rigid tubing in the noose.
STEP 5. Pull the noose up really tight on the pencil and slide the noose off. The memory of the pencil will cause the noose to remain open and not slide closed when baiting up.
STEP 6. Slide an open-eye baiting needle onto the open noose.
STEP 7. Pass the baiting needle through the eye tunnel of the bait fish, drawing the open noose through it.
STEP 8. Finally pass the open noose over the point of the hook and close it down tight on the hook so it can not come off.

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