The Fish ‘N Fool Knot is a Uni that has a double wrap through the eye of your tackle.
It is a secure knot that is easy to tie and should be one that is kept in your arsenal when you need a bit more strength than a standard Uni.
Tying the Fish N Fool Knot
Here’s how to tie the fish n fool knot.
- Place your line through the hook eye of your tackle twice.
- Pull tight so that the wrap is secure, then with the tag end form a loop.
- Wrap the tag end at least five times, starting from the side closest to your tackle.
- Pull the tag end to nearly cinching down the knot, then moisten.
- Pull the main line to slide the knot down to the tackle until it’s fully seated.
- Cut the tag end near the knot.
Double Uni Knot vs. Fish ‘N Fool
The Double Uni is great for joining two lines together. The Fish-N-Fool Knot is used to secure your hook or lure to your line.
Fish-N-Fool Knot vs. Grinner Knot
The Grinner Knot is another name for the Uni and only has a single wrap around the lure hook eye before completing the rest of the fishing knot.
Fish ‘N Fool Knot vs Palomar
These two knots are comparable in strength.
- The Fish-n-Fool Knot can be used to tie any tackle with either monofilament, fluorocarbon, or braid.
Advantages and Disadvantages
- This fishing knot is more comfortable than a Palomar when you have a large lure or multiple hooks and can’t fit it around to complete it.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do you tie a Palomar knot?
Place your doubled line through the hook and make an overhand knot and pull the hook through the loop you created, moisten, and cinch tight.