Getting your knot technique right is very important for magnet fishing. Your rope knot should be perfect because anything short of perfection can lead to you losing your magnet. If you want to learn about the best magnet fishing knot techniques, then you are in the right place. Below are some of them.
The Palomar Knot
The Palomar knot is one of the most popular fishing knots. And this fishing knot technique can also be utilized for magnet fishing. Below are the steps involved to make a solid Palomar knot.
STEP 1: Get your eyebolt and rope.
STEP 2: Make a loop on one end of your rope.
STEP 3: Put the loop in entirety into your eyebolt.
STEP 4: Turn the inserted loop over itself.
STEP 5: Insert the loop through the loop created in the last step.
STEP 6: Wrap the extended end of the loop over the eyebolt.
STEP 7: Do this until it knots with the rope.
STEP 8: Pull this extension until it is tight.
STEP 9: Make necessary adjustments to the rope to reduce its excess.
Here is a link on how to make the Palomar knot https://youtu.be/5EsV_tEHJSg
This is a very easy magnet fishing knot technique. And it looks like the hangman’s rope after you finish making it. Check out the steps to make this knot below.
STEP 1: Pass the rope through the eyebolt.
STEP 2: Use the rope to create a number eight.
STEP 3: Next, you should hold the pivot point of the rope as this will keep it tight.
STEP 4: Then pull the free end of the rope to your left side behind the loop.
STEP 5: Bind the free end around the pivot point many times.
STEP 6: Wrap this free end around the main rope 3 to 4 times to give it the famous hangman look. Make sure this is very tight.
STEP 7: Next, you should put the end of the rope into the hole at the beginning of the loop.
STEP 8: Finally, make the loop tight by pulling the lower part of the loop.
You can check out this Youtube link to get it better https://youtu.be/cJwsJXbS_Ok
Now, that is how to make some of the best magnet fishing knots. Make sure you practice the techniques over and over again before you start magnet fishing.