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Fishing Knot Library: How to Tie the Blood Knot

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How to Tie Fishing Line: Blood Knot Instructions

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Used for joining two lines together, the Blood Knot is a tried and true fishing knot and a favorite of fly fishermen. The strength of the knot is increased by making at least 5 and up to 7 wraps on each side of the knot. It works best with lines of approximately equal diameter.

Find the Blood knot on the PRO-KNOT Fishing Knot Tying Instruction Cards, available at Bass Pro Shops website or at your local Bass Pro Shops store.
 

Step-by-Step Instructions to Tie a Blood Knot

Step 1

Overlap ends of lines to be
joined. Twist one around the
other making 5 turns. Bring
tag end back between the two
lines.


BloodKnot 1 

Step 2

Repeat with the other end
of the line, wrapping in opposite
direction the same number of turns.

 BloodKnot 2

Step 3

Slowly pull lines in opposite
directions. Turns will wrap and
gather. Clip ends close to the knot.

 BloodKnot 3


This knot can be found on the PRO-KNOT Fishing Knot Tying Instruction Cards, available at Bass Pro Shops website or at your local Bass Pro Shops store.

 

 

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