Surgeon’s Loop

Use to tie loop in end of leader. Stronger and easier to tie then perfection loop, but not quite as small or neat.

Step 1:

Form a loop in the end of leader.

Surgeon's Loop Knot - Step 1

Surgeon's Loop Knot - Step 1

Step 2:

Make a simple overhand knot in the double line.

Surgeon's Loop Knot - Step 2

Surgeon's Loop Knot - Step 2

Step 3:

Then bring the loop end through the overhand knot again. Lubricate and tighten by pulling on the loop end with one hand and the standing leader and tag end in the other.

Surgeon's Loop Knot - Step 3

Surgeon's Loop Knot - Step 3

Step 4:

Trim the excess line.

Surgeon's Loop Knot - Step 4

Surgeon's Loop Knot - Step 4