Fisherman’s Bend / Anchor Hitch
The Fisherman’s Bend, also known as the Anchor Bend, is a strong and simple knot that is designed to be secure and not jam or slip under strain. It can also be untied easily. The fisherman’s bend is often used to attach a rope to a ring, hook, anchor, or other object, as you mentioned. This knot is a reliable and secure choice for tying a rope to a ring or a hook. It’s also known for its strength and security under load, it’s easy to tie and it’s relatively easy to untie even after being loaded. It’s a popular choice for boating, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
- Take the end of the rope and make a loop.
- Bring the end of the rope over the standing part of the rope and make another loop.
- Take the end of the rope and pass it through the first loop, behind the standing part of the rope, and then through the second loop.
- Tighten the knot by pulling on the end of the rope and the standing part of the rope.
Note: The Fisherman’s Bend is a strong and secure binding knot, often used for anchoring, mooring and in rescue work. It is also suitable for securing a rope to a ring or post.