How to Tie The Surgeons End Loop Knot

Loops are made for the purpose of attaching leaders, traces or other terminal tackle. They have the advantage that they can be tied quickly and in the dark. The Surgeons End Loop is an easy way to go.

Instructions for tying the Surgeons End Loop Knot:

  1. Take the end of the line and double it to form a loop of the required size.

  2. Tie an Overhand Knot at the desired point, leaving the loop open.

  3. Bring the doubled line through the loop again.

  4. Hold the line and the end part together, and pull the loop to form a knot.