How to Tie a Palomar Knot

Are you interested in learning how to tie a Palomar Knot? This knot is quick to tie, incredibly strong, and holds up to abuse. It works great for mono and fluorocarbon, but it shines mostly with braid. However, depending on the type of braided fishing line you’re using, you might want to increase the number

Snell Knot

How to Tie a Snell Knot

The snell knot snells the hook and a version of it uses the uni knot. This is an ideal knot for hooks as it allows it to create an even straight-line pull to the fish. The snell knot is also used by anglers to tie a leader or tippet directly to a line. Even though

Clinch Knot

How to Tie a Clinch Knot

The Clinch Knot is a basic fishing knot that works well for thin monofilament or fluorocarbon when going after smaller fish. If you are looking for a little more strength, then you should use the Improved Clinch Knot instead. Steps For Tying A Clinch Knot Clinch Knot Infographic Tips Advantages Disadvantages Frequently Asked Questions Jon


How to Tie a Uni Knot

The uni knot is also known as the Duncan loop knot and the Grinner knot and is considered to be ideal when it comes to connecting monofilament with terminal tackle. It’s used for tying a line to an arbor and for attaching hooks, swivels, lures, and snaps to the end of a line. Some anglers

Davy Knot

How to Tie a Davy Knot

The Davy knot is considered to be one of the best knots anglers can use. Attributed to the fly fishing professional Davy Wotton, these knots are quite simple to tie and can be made quickly. In other words, it will allow you to spend more time fishing and less time preparing your gear. It is

Egg Loop Knot

How to Tie an Egg Loop Knot

While live bait such as fish and fish eggs are irresistible to fish, they can be almost impossible to attach to a hook. The egg loop knot comes in pretty handy for this. It can be tied to a leader so that it can accommodate the slippery bait. Also known as the bumper knot, the

Arbor Knot

How to Tie an Arbor Knot

Are you wondering how to securely attach your fishing line to your reel? Understanding how to tie an Arbor Knot is an essential skill for any angler, as it provides a reliable and straightforward method to attach your line to the reel. In this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the

Offshore Swivel Knot

How to Tie an Offshore Swivel Knot

The offshore swivel knot is considered to be the most reliable knot that an angler can use to secure large swivels to heavy fishing lines. It is also quite useful for tying light monofilament to a hook eye, and it seldom breaks, even if there is a problem with the line. Here is a simple

Spider Hitch

How to Tie a Spider Hitch Knot

If you want to create a robust double line, try tying the spider hitch knot. You can tie this knot fast and turn it into a spider hitch rig if you’re going surf fishing. Once I found this knot, my ability to catch fish from shore and around structures significantly increased. It’s not as strong

Turle Knot

How to Tie a Turle Knot

If you plan on going fly fishing, you should be adept at tying a Turle Knot first. It’s a popular knot that is used by anglers to connect a hook or a fly to a leader for fly fishing. Named after Major William Greer Turle, who popularized it, the special thing about this knot is

Slim Beauty

How to Tie a Slim Beauty Knot

The slim beauty knot is a great line-to-line knot with a low-profile, quick-to-tie, and plenty strong for most applications. However, it’s not as strong as, say, the FG Knot. This is a solid knot if you want to sacrifice a bit of strength for quickness in tying. It’s great for tying a shock leader to

haywire twist

How to Tie the Haywire Twist

To tie the haywire twist correctly, start by taking the wire and putting it through the eye of the hook of your preferred object. Secondly, bend the wire until it wraps around the eye loop. Ensure your loop forms a 90-degree rounded angle. Next, twist the wire around itself to form a haywire twist knot.

perfection loop

How to Tie a Perfection Loop Knot

The Perfection Loop Knot is famous for its slim profile and how it allows quick leader changes with a loop-to-loop connection. After a bit of practice, you’ll find the perfection knot, one of the quickest loop knots around. It’s a popular fly fishing loop knot, so make sure you know how to tie it before

Dropper Loop

How to Tie a Dropper Loop Knot

The dropper loop is hands down one of my favorite knots for trying to catch rockfish here in Southern California. It is quick to tie, and you’ll be able to attach hooks, baits, jigs, and more directly above your weight at the bottom. This dropper loop is integral for the dropper loop rig mentioned above.

Surgeons Knot

How to Tie a Surgeons Knot

This Surgeon’s Knot is perfect for joining two fishing lines of equal or dissimilar diameters. This knot excels for its strength and speed, so if you’re in a rush to get a new fishing leader on, you can do it almost without thinking. This is also one of the most popular surgery knots, according to