How To Tie The Leader Knot

 

Step-1……First tie an overhand knot in your shockleader.
Step-2……Thread the main line through the overhand knot.
Step-3……Use a pair of pliers to now pull the knot tight.
Step-4……Pull about eight inches of the main line through the knot.
Step-5……Cut off the line that has been damaged by the leader knot.
Step-6……Make a loop with the tag end of the main line.
Step-7……Make four turns over the leader and through the loop.
Step-8…..Add a little saliva to prevent the knot from burning.
Step-9……Now gently pull the tag end to tighten the main line knot.
Step-10……Gently pull both the main line and the leader until both knots meet.
Step-11……Cut both the tag ends with a sharp pair of scissors or snips.
Step-12……Now you are left with a neat and reliable leader knot.

 


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