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How to tie a Slim beauty

Line to Line — Different sizes

The Slim Beauty Knot is a originally from the Key West area and is being used to tye tippets or leaders to the main line. It is known for its strength and low profile.

Step by step

  1. Start by tying a double overhand knot in the end of the leader.
  2. Then pull the knot semi-tight to form the figure of an eight.
  3. Double 16-24" of main line and pass it through the top and bottom of figure eight. Wrap 4 times down the leader and 3 times back again. Pass loop through first gap formed by the wraps.
  4. Tighten down the figure eight knot in the leader (pull 1's). Then make a fast, steady pull with the leader and the doubled main line (not the loop) (pull 2's)
  5. Trim off loop and the tag ends of the double line.

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