Fly Fishing Knots - Albright Knot

Tying the Albright Knot

This knot is commonly used for tying backing line to fly line.

Slip Knot



1 - Make a loop with the fly line and pass the end of the leader through.

2 - Wind the leader over itself five or six times.

3 - Pass the leader through the loop so it comes out on the same side.

4 - Slowly pull the four lines. Wet and tighten down.