Definitions for "Blood Knot"
a knot used for tying fishing leaders together; the ends of the two leaders are wrapped around each other two or three times
the most widely used knot for tying two pieces of monofilament with similar diameters together; the best knot for construction of a knotted tapered leader; also called the barrel knot.
combination of two lines of equal tinsel strength tied together. It is used in cases of emergency when no other line is available to replace the diminished spool capacity on the reel. The strength of the knot is about eighty-five percent.