This method of snelling a hook utilizes the Uni Knot. Hooks tied with a Snell Knot provide an even, straight-line pull to the fish. How to: #1. Run a line through the hook eye and down the shank of the hook. Form a loop below the hook with the line. #2. Pass tag end of line around hook shank and through loop 4 to 6 times. Keep wraps tight to each other. #3. Work coils down shank to eye and pull tag end and standing line to tighten.