Cats Paw Knot – How To Tie It

cats paw knotFly Navarro travels the world fishing and learning.  In his Fly Zone Fishing videos, he shares his knowledge and those of experts in the business with us.  In this video, he is joined by Pete Shultz of Fishing Headquarters and they are demonstrating how to tie the Cats Paw or Offshore Loop knot.

cats paw knotThe cats paw knot is used to attach a swivel to the double line, usually for offshore trolling when you’re using a long bait leader.  The double line gives you more protection from breakage while the fish is near the boat.

This is a fairly simple knot and maintains 100% strength.

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