The Nail Knot uses a nail to help create a that winds around a doubles back on itself, though you can also use a hollow coffee stirrer instead of a nail. This knot is used to connect two lines with different diameters, such as a backing line to a fly line, or a fly line to a leader or tippet. It is an important knot in the fisherman’s repertoire for this reason. Learn how to tie the Nail Knot following the 8 steps below.
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