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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > May 2021 > Learn How to Tie a Fishing Knot with Weight
If you want to use a dropper weight rig or swap out weights quickly when bottom fishing, you’ll want to learn how to tie a fishing knot with weight onto your fishing line. The dropper loop fishing knot is one of the best fishing knots to use if you want to easily switch out sinkers of different weights for use at varying depths.
If you already know how to tie a fishing hook on the end of your line, it’ll be easy for you to learn how to rig a fishing knot with weight using a dropper loop knot.
That’s how to rig a fishing knot with weight!
Of course, there are other easy fishing knots you can learn if you want to attach weight to your fishing line, but the dropper loop knot is a good one to start with when you’re learning how to fish. You can read the step-by-step instructions for other fishing knots and watch instructional videos by checking the fishing knot section.
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Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Southwest Florida. Hanson’s written work has appeared in publications such as Florida Game & Fish Magazine, BoatUS Magazine, and USA Today Hunt & Fish. To learn more about her work, visit shefishes2.com or follow her on Instagram @shefishes2.
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