Turle Knot

     I have included the still-used Turle Knot for old times sake. Also known as the Turtle Knot, and Major Turle's Knot, it is simplicity itself to tie, but is one of the weakest knots.
     It should never be used for light lines, and there are better knots for use with heavy ones

turle.gif (8567 bytes) 1. Pass the line through the eye of the hook.

2. Make a simple loop.

3. Carry the end of the line on to make a Simple Overhand Knot upon the loop.

4. Pass the loop over the hook.

5. Draw up into shape.

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Dave Dawson
Last updated: 03/16/05