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The Palomar Knot - Fishing Knots


The Palomar Knot

The Palomar Knot is a general purpose connection recommended in joining fishing line to swivels, snaps, hooks and artificial lures. The double wrap of line through the eyelet provides a protective cushion for added knot strength.

Palomar Knot

  1. Palomar Knot
    Double the line and form a loop three to four inches long. Pass the end of the loop through the hook's eye.
  2. Palomar Knot
    Holding standing line between thumb and forefinger, grasp loop with free hand and form a simple overhand knot.
  3. Palomar Knot
    Pass the hook through loop and draw line while guiding loop over top of eyelet.
  4. Palomar Knot
    Pull tag end of line to tighten knot snugly and trim tag end to about 1/4 inch.