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Learn to tie a dropper loop knot to attach different flies when fly fishing and the best dropper loop knot applications you can use.
The dropper loop knot can be used for fishing two flies at the same time when fly fishing, for creating multiple hook rigs, or to keep your hook off the bottom. In other words, you can use this knot to attach flies, hooks, or sinkers.
There are different variations on how to tie a dropper loop, but the best dropper loop knot is simple, easy, and incorporates just four steps. This fishing knot is also one of the most reliable loop knots, with dropper loop knot strength closer to 100% if comparing with a dropper loop alternative.
Learn how to add a hook to a dropper loop in 1,2,3 steps. Watch our video for more information.
You might be wondering which fishing situations would require the use of dropper loop fishing knots. You can use a dropper loop as a fly fishing knot to attach two flies to your leader or use this knot when bottom fishing to create rigs with multiple hooks.
The dropper loop may become one of your favorite knots once you use it a few times. After all, being able to change your flies and baits out quickly based on changing conditions is one of the secrets to catching more fish.
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