Anchor Bend or Nilsson Knot How to Tie This knot is more commonly known as the anchor bend, however, many Anglers know this knot as the Nilsson Knot. after the Canadian Angling author, and use it for attaching fishing hooks lures and swivels.
This particular ring hitch works exceptionally well when ropes and cords are wet and slimy. Often when a rope is rather slippery, then a round turn and two half hitches is not suitable. If you a looking for a knot that grips tightly, then the Anchor Bend should be considered.
This particular knot should not be confused wit the Fisherman’s Bend, as there is a subtle difference in the tying of the two knots.