Fishing Knots & More
Fly Fishing Knots
- Lots Of Knots!
- Albright Knot
- Bimini Twist
- Cross Loop Connection
- Double Uni Knot
- Dropper Loop
- Duncan's Loop
- Half Blood Knot
- Improved Half Blood Knot
- Perfection Loop
- Surgeon's Knot
- Surgeon's Loop
- Trilene Knot
- Improved Turle Knot
- Uni Knot
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How to tie an Albright Knot
The Albright Knot is by many considered the best knot for joining two lines of greatly differnt diameters or different materials. The albright knot is a great choice for attacing monofilament to braided line. In fly fishing it is often used to join the fly line with the backing line but it can be used whenever you need to tie two fishing lines together.
How to tie a Bimini Twist
The Bimini Twist creates a long loop of line which retain 100% of the original line strengt. The bimini twist is the the strongest loop knot of all but it takes a little practice to get i right. It is an essential knot for fly fishing and light tackle fishing so the bimini twist is a good knot to know.
How to tie a Cross Loop Connection
The Cross Loop Connection is a way of connecting two loops. This connection ratain around 90 percent of the lines original breaking strenght. Once mastered it is both quick and easy to tie.
How to tie a Double Uni Knot
The Double Uni Knot is used to join lines of similar of different diameters. It is based on the same system as a normal “single” uni knot. So if you learn the system you will be able to join lines or attach the line to end tackle with the same “knot system”.
How to tie a Dopper Loop
The Dropper loop is a classic loop knot which is often used on multi-hook fishing lines and bait rigs. The dropper loop is also often used by fly fishermen to attach an extra fly to the leader. The dropper loop can be created in the middle of a the fishing line and forms a loop which is off to the side of the line.
How to tie a Duncan’s Loop
The Duncan’s Loop form a loop at the end of the line. Unlike many other loop knots the duncan’s loop can easily be ajusted to the desired size before it is pulled tight. It is often used by fly fishermen to attach a fly to the leader but can be used in other applications aswell. This compact knot is easy to tie and will retain around 85 percent of the lines original breaking strength.
How to tie a 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.
How to tie an 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.
How to tie a Perfection Loop
The Perfection Loop is a great knot for tying a small loop at the end of the line. The Perfection Loop is perfectly in line with the standing part of the leader and it is both quick and easy to tie.
How to tie a Surgeon’s Knot
The Surgeon’s Knot is a great multipurpose knot. The surgeon’s knot can be used for joining lines of both similar and different size. It can also be used with lines of differnt materials and works just as fine with lines of similar materials. The sugeon’s knot is quick to tie and so easy that it can be tied easily in the dark. It retains nearly 100 percent breaking strenght. All in all a great knot.
How to tie the Surgeon’s Loop
The Surgeon’s Loop is a popular loop because it one of the quickest and easiest loops to tie. The surgeon’s loop is also very strong so it no wonder that it is popular. The surgeon’s loop will form a perfect loop at the fishing line. It can be used to make a loop to loop connection or to attach a lure that needs to move freely.
How to tie the Trilene Knot
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.
How to tie an 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 aswell. The improved turle knot retain around 80% of original line strength. It can be used with monofilament for attaching hooks, swivels, lures and flyes.
How to tie a Uni Knot
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.