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Old 01-18-2013, 10:20 AM
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Default George Harvey knot

So far, the best knot that I have found for turned down or turned up fly hooks is the George Harvey knot. I tried some head to head tests using this knot against a bunch of other knots and the George Harvey knot is as strong or stronger than any of the others.

On top of that, it is a very small knot that grips the shank of the hook just behind the eye thus the fly is pulled in a straight line.....especially important when fishing with streamers. This knot is super simple to tie and almost impossible to tie badly.

Is anyone else using this knot?

Harvey Dry Fly Knot - How to tie the George Harvey Dry Fly Knot

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Old 01-18-2013, 10:30 AM
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Looks like a Jansik variation to me.
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Old 01-18-2013, 10:47 AM
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Looks like a good knot, but I'll probably just stick with the Davy knot.
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