Strongest Mono Fishing Knots

The best and strongest fishing knots for monofilament line.

Knot Strength - Monofilament Efficiency

Here are the knot strength efficiency numbers for all tested knots, ranked by monofilament line efficiency.

Rank Knot Type Mono Fluoro Braid Average
1 Fish N Fool Knot Hitch 136.9% 101.4% 138.9% 125.7%
2 Miller Knot Hitch 134.2% 99.6% 111.9% 115.2%
3 Porter Knot Hitch 132.6% 125.1% 77.6% 111.8%
4 Berkley Braid Knot Hitch 132.1% 131.3% 124.0% 129.1%
5 Burke Knot Hitch 128.8% 109.9% 133.0% 123.9%
6 Cheek Knot Hitch 128.5% 106.5% 99.6% 111.5%
7 Three G Knot Hitch 125.5% 104.9% 69.4% 99.9%
8 Triple Loop Knot Hitch 123.3% 131.6% 114.8% 123.2%
9 Gryp Knot Hitch 118.7% 95.3% 104.9% 106.3%
10 Eugene Bend Knot Hitch 118.5% 97.6% 112.1% 109.4%
11 San Diego Jam Knot Hitch 118.4% 101.7% 127.4% 115.8%
12 Reverse Improved Clinch Knot Hitch 117.8% 109.7% 135.4% 121.0%
13 Trilene Knot Hitch 117.2% 99.8% 102.3% 106.4%
14 Palomar Knot Hitch 115.8% 100.7% 124.0% 113.5%
15 No-Name Homemade Knot Hitch 114.1% 99.4% 37.3% 83.6%
16 Grinner Knot Hitch 114.0% 99.3% 125.0% 112.8%
17 Improved Clinch Knot Hitch 107.5% 93.4% 51.6% 84.1%
18 Compound Loop Loop 106.1% 79.5% 77.4% 87.7%
19 McNally Loop Loop 102.1% 84.7% 100.4% 95.8%
20 Hangman's Knot Loop 101.8% 99.2% 35.0% 78.7%
21 King Sling Knot Loop 94.7% 116.8% 112.6% 108.0%
22 Homer Rhode Loop Knot Loop 88.3% 70.4% 56.2% 71.6%

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