Another common knot for attaching a hook to a line. Very secure on thick and rough lines, but can release, if the line is thin. As any figure-8 knot, Fisherman’s Figure-8 Hitch is easy to untie.
ABoK #294, #1415
Pass the line through the ring from behind.
Thread the tail through the ring from behind again.
Continue around the standing part and through the 1st loop from above.
Tighten the knot.
The fisherman’s Figure-8 is complete.