How to Tie a Uni Knot


Also known as the Grinner Knot the Uni Knot is a good and dependable knot for mono-filament to terminal tackle connections. Some anglers find it easier to tie than most conventional knots that just don't match up in strength. The Uni Knot is one of 12 great fishing knots and is the choice of knots most captains use. On all my charters (Captain Greg), you will see me use the uni-knot most of the time. I believe the uni-knot is the best knot of them all. It's a tough knot and is great for tying two lines together or a single hook and swivel to line. Below is my diagram on how you can easily understand how to tie it.

Uni Knot

Uni Knot Tying Instructions

    • Run line through eye of hook and double back parallel to the standing line. Make a loop by laying tag end over the doubled line.
    • Make 6 turns with the tag end around the double line and through the loop.
    • Moisten lines and pull tag end to snug up the turns.
  • Slide knot down to the eye or leave a small loop if desired
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