Fishing QuestionsCategory: Fishing Knot FAQHow to tie a Rapala knot?
Penesh HR asked 5 months ago

7 Answers
Martin Staff answered 5 months ago
The Rapala knot is a fishing knot used to attach a lure or bait to the end of a line. To tie the Rapala knot, first pass the line through the eye of the lure or bait. Double back and form a loop, making sure that it’s large enough to fit over the lure’s eye. Pass the end of the line through the loop and pull tight. Finally, trim off any excess line.
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Wilson answered 5 months ago
The Rapala knot is a knot used to attach a lure to a fishing line. It is easy to tie, and strong enough to withstand the stresses of casting and fighting fish. To tie the Rapala knot, first pass the end of the line through the eye of the lure. make a loop with the end of the line and hold it between your thumb and forefinger. Wind the line around your hand 5-7 times, making sure that it forms a nice tight coil (I like to do 7 turns). Hold on to the coils with your free hand, and insert the tag end of the line into the opening. Wet your fingers, then pull both ends of the line tight until you have a nice firm knot.

Alex – ProFisherman Staff answered 5 months ago
The Rapala knot is a type of loop knot that is most commonly used to attach a lure or fly to the end of a fishing line. It is also known as the Palomar knot.

To tie the Rapala knot, make a loop in the line and hold it between your thumb and first 2 fingers. Then, pass the end of the line around the standing part (the part of the line that is already attached to something) and insert it into the loop. Wetting your fingers makes this easier.

Now, twist the standing part around the loop once and pull tight. Next, make another loop in the line (not too large this time) and pass the end of the line through it. Wet your fingers again and pull this loop tight. Finally, trim the excess line and you’re done!

Bernard answered 5 months ago
Tying a Rapala knot is a great way to ensure that your lure stays on your line, and it’s easy to do once your know-how. Here’s a step-by-step guide:

1. Start by threading the line through the eye of the lure, and then double back so that there’s about 6 inches of line between the eye and the loop.

2. Next, take hold of the two lines just above the eye, and twist them around each other 8-10 times.

3. Now take hold of just one of the lines (it doesn’t matter which), and make a loop around the other line.

4. ran the end of this line through the loop, and then pull tight. You should now have a small loop of the line just above the eye of the lure.

5. Next, take hold of both lines just below the small loop, and twist them around each other 8-10 times.

6. Make a second loop in one of the lines (again, it doesn’t matter which), and ran the end of this line through the loop.

7. Pull tight, and then trim any excess line.

And that’s it! You’ve now successfully tied a Rapala knot.

David answered 5 months ago
To tie a Rapala knot, start by threading your line through the eye of the hook. Then, tie a simple overhand knot around the shank of the hook. Next, make a loop in the line above the overhand knot, and bring the end of the line through that loop. Moisten the knots and pull tight. Finally, trim off any excess line from around the knots.

Carlos answered 5 months ago
The Rapala knot is a great way to secure your lures and tackle. It’s simple and easy to tie, and it’s incredibly strong. Here’s how to do it:

1) Take the line in your left hand and the lure in your right hand. Make sure that the hook is pointing away from you.

2) Pass the lure through the eye of the hook, making sure that it doesn’t get tangled.

3) Now hold the wraps between your thumb and forefinger, and make 5-7 wraps around both the standing line (the part that goes to your reel) AND the tag end (the part that you’re holding).

4) Wet the wraps thoroughly with saliva or water, and then cinch them down by pulling on the standing line with your right hand and the tag end with your left hand.

5) Trim the tag end close to the wraps, and you’re done! Your lure is now securely attached to your fishing line.

Bernard answered 5 months ago
I would like to add more information. Rapala knot – this type of knot was improved by the Rapala brothers and made it what it is today. Also, the brand specializing in lures and baits named it after itself.