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Angler's loop
Names Angler's loop, Perfection loop
Category loop
Releasing Jamming
Typical use Fishing, forming a fixed loop in bungee cord
ABoK #1017, #1035, #2067


An Angler's loop is a type of knot which forms a fixed loop. Useful for fine or slippery line, it is one of the few loop knots which holds well in bungee cord. It is quite secure but it jams badly and is not suitable if the knot will need to be untied.

Structure

File:Anglers-loop-ABOK-1017-loose.jpg
Untightened Angler's loop

Overhand knot on standing part and half-hitch by the working end.

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