The Non Slip Loop Knot. Superb. The strongest loop knot you can tie. Used by big game anglers worldwide. Easy to tie, far stronger and more reliable than the old fashioned strangulating figure eight knot that can substantially weaken line.
He'd likely have a black one of these stashed wherever, or something similar. Multi-Purpose 1 day pack ( FirstSpear is a brand created by former U.S. servicemen, they develop enhanced light-weight load carriage solutions for the US Special Forces )
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