Fishing Knots & More
Line To Tackle Knots
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The Centauri Knot works well with a wide range of line diameters and should rerain around 90 percent of the lines breaking strenght. the centauri knot is also fairly easy to tie and is therefor a pupular choice by many anglers. The knot is ideal for small hooks, rings and swivels.
The Clinch Knot is simple and is probably the most popular fishing knot for attaching a line to a lure, hook or swivel. When tied properly the clinch knot is very strong with a breaking strength around 95%.The Clinch knot work well for medium sized lines (6 lb – 30 lb). It is a perfect knot to choose for most lures.
Clinched Half Blood Knot
The Clinched Half Blood Knot is a strong knot for tying a medium size hook to a medium size line. The clinched blood knot is very similar to the half blood knot but it differs in that the line it is passed through the eye of the hook twice. A good knot for tying the line to terminal tackle.
The Grinner Knot is a very strong knot that works with all line types also braided lines. The breaking strenght is close to 100 percent. It is fairly easy to tie and is mostly used for attacing swivels og hooks to the line. The grinner knot can be used for lures too. All in all a great allround knot to have in the fishing knot arsenal.
Half Blood Knot
The Half Blood Knot i similar to the clinch knot. It is same knot with two different names. So to avoid showing the same knot twice we will do a variation called the Locked Half Blood Knot. This variation ads a way to secure the tag end in the final steps of tying the knot. The half blood knot is used to attached lures, hooks and swirvels to the fishing line.
Improved Clinch Knot
The Improved Clinch Knot is a normal clinch knot with a little improvement to make the clinch knot even more secure. The Improvement is an extra tuck to finalize the knot. The improved clinch knot is used the same way as the ordinary clinch knot to attach a lure, hook or swivel to the line. The improved clinch knot is very popular since it is both strong and easy to tie.
Improved Half Blood Knot
The Improved Half Blood Knot is basically a half blood knot with a little improvement. To make the knot more secure the end tag is locked in the final step when tying the knot. The Improved Half Blood Knot is a popular knot for attaching hooks, swivels and lures to the the fishing line.
The Marshall’s Snare is a compact knot that is both quick and easy to tie. It works best for up or- down-turned hook eyes. The knot will not exceed the eye and can therefor be used by fly fishermen for attaching flies to the leader when a delicate presentation is important.
The Palomar Knot is both quick an easy to tie. It is also very strong and therefor a very popular fishing knot. The only downside is that the palomar knot uses a little more line than other similar fishing knots. So if used in a tapered leader it will shorten the line more quickly. But when the palomar knot is used with small lures, hooks and swivels it is superior to many other fishing knots for being quick, easy and very strong. Also the palomar is so simple that it can be tied in the dark.
The Paragun Knot is also know as the uni knot. It is a great multi purpose knot that can be used with all line types but you will need more wraps with braided lines. The paragun knot is commenly used for attaching lures, swivels and hooks to the line.
The Penny Knot is a very popular knot with fly fishermen for attaching a fly to the leader. The Penny Knot works just as fine for attaching a hook or lure. When mastered it is easy to tie and can be tied in the dark. The Penny Knot retains around 75 percent of the lines original breaking strenght.
The Pitzen Knot if often chosen for it’s small size and yet very good stregth. It is a handy and quick knot for tying the line to hooks, lures and swivels. The Pitzen Knot is often a favorite choice by flyfisher men for the small size wich allow a nive presentation of the fly. Breaking strength is around 90 percent.
The Rebeck Knot is simple and secure hook connection. It works with most lines even braided lines if you ad a least five extra wraps. The rebeck knot will retain approximately 65 to 70 percent of the lines original breaking strenght.
The Thumb Knot is mostly used for attaching hooks, swivels and rings to heavy monofilament. At first it can be a bit tricky but when mastered it is a quick knot to tie.
The Trilene Knot is basically a variation of the clinch knot. The Trilene knot is considered a stronger knot since the line goes through the eye twice. It is great for joining monofilament to lures, hooks and swirvels. The trilene knot will retain 85-90% of the original line strength and is considered reliable and strong.
Tucked Half Blood Knot
The Tucked Half Blood Knot is a normal half blood knot where the tag end is tucked in the final step. This will make the knot stronger and prevent it from slipping open. The tucked half blood Knot is used for the same applications as the ordinary half blood knot – to attach hooks, swivels and lures to the line.
Improved Turle Knot
The Improved Turle Knot is an easy knot that is quickly tied. It works well for hooks with downturned eyes but can be used for other hooks as well. The improved turle knot retain around 80% of original line strength. It can be used with monofilament for attaching hooks, swivels, lures and flyes.
The Uni Knot is in many ways a great knot. If you only wan’t to learn one knot then the uni knot is the one to learn. The uni not is an almost complete knot that can be used to attache lures or hooks, for joing lines (double uni knot), snelling hooks and it even works with most superlines. The Uni knot is a multipurpose fishing knot that will prove it self in many situations.
World’s Fair Knot
The World’s Fair Knot is invented by Gary Martin and was selected as the best knot out of 498 entries in the great knot search at the 1982 world fair. It is simple, quick to tie and can be used with most monofilament line diameters.