How to tie a figure 8 knot for those large leaders for Tuna, Tarpon, Grouper or any big fish leader.

The larger a leader gets the harder they are to tie. If you are inshore or freshwater you don’t really deal wit this problem too much.

However if you ever on occasion get offshore or have to deal with larger diameter lines the figure 8 is one of classic.

It’s pretty simple to tie. Here is Jay Riordan shows us how it is tied.