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Trilene Fishing Knot

Welcome to The FinTalk Fishing Knots details page for tying the Trilene 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 tie line to your fishing reel? How about tying two pieces of line together so that it is strong? If you have then you need to 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 nicely illustrated by master angler Geoff Wilson. To read information for the knot on this page and many other useful knots and rigs we certainly recommend that you purchase a copy of 'The Complete Book of Fishing Knots & Rigs'

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   KNOT TERMINOLOGY

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)

KNOT NAME:

Trilene Knot

KNOT DESCRIPTION:

The Trilene Knot is an all-purpose connection to be used in joining monofilament to swivels, snaps, hooks and artificial lures. The knot's unique design and ease of tying yield consistently strong, dependable connections while retaining 85-90% of the original line strength. The double wrap of mono through the eyelet provides a protective cushion for added safety.

 

This knot has been researched by the Berkley tackle company, and is recommended by them for tying their monofilament. It is one of the best knots available for attaching hooks and swivels to light tackle.

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Knot Instructions
STEP 1. Run end of line through eye of hook or lure and double back through the eye a second time.
STEP 2. Loop around standing part of line five or six times.
STEP 3. Thread tag end back between the eye and the coils as shown.
STEP 4. Pull up tight and trim tag end.
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