The easiest way to add a second fly to a tandem rig is to attach the dropper line directly to the top fly’s hook. However, some anglers struggle with the knot slipping off the hook or materials getting in the way. Here’s a great tip from Doug Garvey of Anglers All in Littleton, Colorado. Doug’s method not only makes tying on a dropper line easier, it also speeds up the process. And that means you can get back fishing faster.

Click here for an introduction to using tandem rigs.