How to Tie a Nail Knot

April 29, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

Producer: Tightline Productions

Tim Flagler shows how to tie a classic butt-section-to-fly-line connection, the Nail Knot. The Nail Knot connection has the advantage of having a low profile, and it can be better than a loop-to-loop connection at transferring the energy of the cast into the leader.