half hitch

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a knot used to fasten a rope temporarily to an object

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Two or three times in my fishing life I've accidentally got a half hitch on a single hook salmon fly and, to my amazement, seen a fish attempt to grab it.
Secure the yarn about one inch from the top of the shaft with a half hitch.
Finish the wrapping with a single half hitch as shown.
As in Figure 4 and 5, form a hanging loop with the end of the thong then tie around the loop with another half hitch as shown.
Loder has three of her daughters at stud, notably Marling and Littlefeather, plus Marling's daughters Half Hitch and Pilgrim's Way.
Ready your student by attaching a long check rope to his collar, then run the rope down the back, taking a half hitch around the flank, letting the remainder trail behind.
You'll find the half hitch a powerful tool and the dog will dictate how much pressure is needed.
If you're in need of tackle or fishing intel, visit Tom Putnam over at Half Hitch Tackle, (850) 234-2621; www.
Tom Putnam, owner of Half Hitch Bait and Tackle in Panama City Beach, points out there isn't much natural bottom in the 1 5/2-to 5-mile range, where most of the kingfish action takes place, but a great many artificial reefs are easily found.
Now undo the half hitch and wind the yarn onto the part of the spindle above the disk, leaving about 18" of the end to do your winding around the bottom and redo the half hitch at the top.
Half Hitch (1995 Diesis-Marling) in foal to Hector Protector
On to the snapper hole which we got from the guy at Half Hitch Tackle, 12 miles offshore, in 75 feet of water.