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Home > Learn to Fish & Boat > How To Fish > How to Tie Fishing Knots > How to Tie a Double Uni Knot
The double uni knot is one of the best types of knots to use when connecting two lines of similar diameter. This knot is one of the strongest line connecting knots you can use when learning how to fish.
Follow these steps to start tying a double uni fishing knot quickly.
Learning how to tie knots isn't hard; all you have to do is tie them at home a few times before heading out on the water. You can start tying a double uni knot on your own in five easy steps.
The more you practice tying a double uni knot, the faster you'll be able to tie this strong line connecting knot. Tying strong fishing knots is an important part of learning how to fish.
While there are many different types of knots, learning how to tie knots like the double uni knot can come in handy when connecting monofilament or fluorocarbon leader line to braided fishing line. Your two lines don’t need to be of equal diameter, but keep in mind that the connection will be strongest when the two lines are not of dramatically different diameter. You can find other fishing knots and rigs that are better when connecting lines of dramatically different diameter.
Double uni knot strength has been tested at less than 100%, but more than 90%. This level of strength makes it a popular knot with saltwater anglers who often pursue hard-running gamefish species.
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