Homer Rhode Loop

The Homer Rhode Loop enables a lure to swing freely and can be tied with mono or braided line, even plastic-coated wire if need be. Be sure to use pliers to make the turns tight.

To Tie a Homer Rhode Loop:

Tie an overhand knot in the standing part and pass the tag end through the eye.Homer Rhode Loop 1
Pass the tag end through the loop of the overhand knot.Homer Rhode Loop 2
Make three or more turns on the tag end around the standing part, depending on the type of line (the slipperier, the more turns).Homer Rhode Loop 3
Pass the tag end back through the overhand loop.Homer Rhode Loop 4
Tighten the turns and pull the tag end to bring the wraps together, then pull the standing part to tighten the knot.Homer Rhode Loop 5