The Rapala knot is a non-slip loop knot that can be tied directly to the lure allowing it to move naturally and freely. It is extensively used in fly fishing.
How to Tie a Rapala Knot
- If a swivel or a leader is necessary, you should choose a very light tackle to enable natural motion of the lure.
Rapala Knot Instructions: Video
Alternatives to the Rapala Loop Knot
- Non-slip loop knot – Simpler to tie with no change in strength.
- Perfection loop – Used by anglers for loop to loop connections.