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How to tie a Clinch Knot

I'm going to be teaching you how to tie a clinch knot for fishing hooks. I'm using these two items to tie the knot so it is easier to see. Just imagine it as a hook and fishing line.
 
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Step 1: Inserting the line through the eye of the hook

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This part is simple. Just thread the line through the eye of the hook and pull or slide the hook down about 6 inches so you have room to tie the knot.

Step 3: Starting to twist the line

Here is the tricky part. You need to take the end of the fishing line and wrap it around the other fishing line. This should be done five to six times.

Step 4: Starting to twist the fishing line part 2

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Please look at the picture. This is what it should look like after you twisted it.