clinch knot

noun

Definition of clinch knot

: a knot used to tie a fishing leader or spinning line to a hook or fly and made by passing the end through the eye of the hook and twisting it around the standing part several times before pushing it back through the loop that holds the hook or fly

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“Clinch knot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clinch%20knot. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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