Snell Knot - Uni Version
How to tie the Snell Knot - Uni Version. This method of snelling a hook utilizes the Uni Knot. Hooks tied with a Snell Knot provide an even, straight-line pull to the fish.
Snell Knot Tying Instructions
- Run a line through the hook eye and down the shank of the hook. Form a loop below the hook with the line.
- Pass tag end of line around hook shank and through loop 4 to 6 times. Keep wraps tight to each other.
- Work coils down shank to eye and pull tag end and standing line to tighten.
Disclaimer: Any activity involving rope can be dangerous and may even be life threatening! Knot illustrations contained in this web site are not intended for rock climbing instruction. Many knots are not suitable for the risks involved in climbing. Seek professional instruction. Many factors affect knots including: the appropriateness of knots and rope materials used in particular applications, the age, size, and condition of ropes; and the accuracy with which these descriptions have been followed. No responsibility is accepted for incidents arising from the use of this content.