Tying the No-Slip Loop

Tying the No-Slip Loop

Tying the No-Slip Loop

1. Make an overhand knot in the leader, leaving a 6-inch tag end, and pass the end through the eye of the hook or lure. All illustrations by Joe Mahler / www.markerjockey.com
Tying the No-Slip Loop

Tying the No-Slip Loop

2. Pass the tag end back through the loop formed by the overhand knot, forming the size of loop you want to create in front of the eye.
Tying the No-Slip Loop

Tying the No-Slip Loop

3. Wrap the tag end up and around the standing part of the leader five to seven times, and then bring the tag end back for the third time through the loop you formed in the beginning.
Tying the No-Slip Loop

Tying the No-Slip Loop

4. Wet the knot, and cinch it down carefully, taking care to preserve the loop you¿re attempting to form in front of the eye.