Tucked half blood knot – How to tie

tucked half blood

The tucked half blood knot is used for tying fishing line to hooks and swivels, essentially anything with an eye. It is the same as the half blood knot, but with one extra step. This addition makes it an even more secure knot to use with fishing line.

Tucked half blood knot how to tie

Thread the line through the eye of the hook or swivel.

Thread the line

Wrap the tag end around the mainline 4 to 6 times.

tucked half blood knot wrap

Pass tag end through the loop above the eye of the hook or swivel.

end through loop

Pass the tag end through the loop that has just been created.

tuck in the tag end

Pull down, moisten with water or saliva and pull the line and tag end in opposite directions.

pull down on knot
pull line and tag to tighten

Pull mainline to tighten.

tighten knot

Cut off tail.

tucked half blood knot tail end


finished knot tucked half blood knot


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