Classic Tip: Use Your Hemostat to Tie the Orvis Tippet Knot


Last summer, we showed you how to tie the Orvis Tippet Knot, via a video graphic. But Tom told me about this cool, simpler method for creating the knot–for attaching your tippet to the leader–by using a hemost. The video above, from In the Riffle, is fairly low quality, but you’ll be astonished by how easy the technique demonstrated is. My only quibble is with the way they say “hemostats” instead of the correct “hemostat,” but I’ll look the other way because of the great info.

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