How Do You Put Line on a Fishing Line?

Fishing is a popular pastime and hobby, enjoyed by many people around the world. But to be successful in fishing, one must know how to correctly put line on a fishing line. This simple task can be accomplished with a few simple steps.

The first step is to thread your line through the eye of the hook. You can do this by taking the end of your line and running it through the eye of the hook from the top down until it comes out at the bottom. Be sure to pull enough line through so that there is enough slack for you to connect your knots or lures.

The next step is to tie off your line with a knot or a lure. You can use any type of knot for this purpose, but some popular choices are the Palomar knot, Snell knot, and Uni-knot.

Make sure that when tying off your line, you leave enough space between each knot so that they don’t get tangled together. Once you’re finished tying off your line, cut any excess.

Finally, attach a leader onto your line. A leader is a thin strand of material that connects your main fishing line to your hook or lure.

This is important because it helps keep fish from seeing and cutting through the thicker main fishing line when they bite it. There are many types of leaders available for purchase at most tackle stores.


Putting line on a fishing line is an easy task that anyone can do with just a few simple steps. First, thread your main fishing line through the eye of the hook from top to bottom and then tie off with either a knot or lure. Finally, attach a leader onto your main fishing line before cutting any excess material away.

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Lindsay Collins