Fishing Knots

How to Tie the San Diego Jam Knot


This knot is often confused with the Uni knot because of its wrapping nature around two lines. However, the knots are quite different. The Uni knot wraps inside of the loop created by doubling the line back and it’s wrapped upward. Whereas the San Diego Jam is wrapped around the outside down the two lines.

To Tie:

Start 1) by passing the line through the eyelet and running the tag end parallel to the main line. Now loop it around and start wrapping the tag end around itself and the mainline back down towards the eyelet 7 times. Next, 2) take the tag end and run it back up through the loop created at the top of the knot. Wet the knot and slowly pull it tight by pulling the tag end and then the tag and mainline together and then the mainline by itself.


Play with tightening the knot by pulling on the tag end and main line together and separate and focus on keeping your wraps in line and snug.


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