The blood knot is one of the best ways to connect the leader to the line.
It’s a tough knot that maintains the strength of both lines, and leaves a straight, low-profile connection that can easily move through fly rods.
This video from Angler University shows how to tie the blood knot step by step. It can be a tricky knot to learn, but this video does a great job of simplifying the process.
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