[QUOTE=Frank Whiton;13099]Hi Joni,

I think the question was about when a loop is used to fasten the leader to the fly line. At least that was how I understood it. Maybe I have it wrong.

That was the question Frank and thanks for your's and Joni'e response. I can tie a pretty respectable nail knot and a double overhand. But the idea of just connecting a loop does appeal to me. Guess I will just try it out and see for myself how it works.

I did catch my first ever fish on a fly rod yesterday. A whopping 2 inch blue gill, well almost two inches anyway. It's a start