The Berkley Braid Knot is presented by Berkley (Pure Fishing), who recommend it for use with their Fireline for attaching terminal tackle, although it can also be used with Spiderwire, Power Pro, and other “super lines.” These types of lines are more slippery then monofilament and call for the use of special knots like the double-line braid of the Berkley Braid Knot. This doubled knot is theoretically more secure than the similarly-tied San Diego Jam Knot. Learn how to tie the Berkley Braid Knot following the 5 easy steps below.
Step 1: Double the braided line and loop through the eye of the hook. Fold back the double line until parallel to the standing line and tag end.
Step 2: Wrap the double line around the standing line and tag line working backward toward the hook. (Note: you can wrap the double line in front and around or behind and around. Either direction will work.)
Step 3: Wrap the double line around the standing line and tag end a total of 8 times. Pass the end of the double line loop through the opening created behind th eye of the hook.
Step 4: Pull the loop and standing line with a steady motion to tighten the knot.
Step 5: Cut off the loop by the hook eye and trim the tag end.