|The Eugene Bend out performs most other knots and
tests at 100% of the line strength.
- Guide the tippet throught the eye of the hook and
back up the line. Pull the tag end back to the
fly, forming a loop. Hold
the tag end and the eye of the hook between your
- Insert your forceps into the loop and wrap the
loop three times around the line. Reach through
the loop with your forceps and grab the tag end.
Pull the tag end through the loop.
- Pull the tag end until the knot becomes snug, but
not completely tight.
- Moisten the knot and with a steady, firm motion,
pull the standing line until knot slides down to
the eye of the hook and it "seats". The
tag end will form a distinct "V" with
the standing line if the knot is tied properly.