Newfoundland Hitch Knot (Portland Creek Hitch, Riffling Hitch)
Fly fishing knot used to re-attach the fly to the tippet. This knot is added to any of the attachment knots for the purpose of changing the action of the fly.
Uses: skim or skate a fly over the surface, salmon/steelhead, wet fly swing, skating, and grease line presentation, makes V wake on surface, hopper patterns, skating adult salmon flies, knot is on star board side of fly when anglers are on the left bank, knot is on the port side of fly when angler is on the right bank
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