Knot Tying: Videos & Instructions on how to tie fishing knots
Tying a fishing knot is an important and essential skill of fishing. The knot is a critical link between you and the fish; it is critical to your fishing success to know how to tie knots correctly as well as which knot to use in which scenario. The below are links to videos and tips on the most important fishing knots.
One of the most popular knots, the Palomar Knot is strong and relatively easy to tie. The Palomar knot is best for use with braided fishing line.
UNI KNOT (AKA HANGMAN’S KNOT)
Dependable knot for tying monofilament to terminal tackle. The Uni Knot is versatile and can be used in a variety of fishing situations.
SURGEON’S KNOT (AKA DOUBLE SURGEON’S KNOT)
This knot ranks as one of the best and easiest to tie knots for joining lines of equal or unequal diameters.
IMPROVED CLINCH KNOT
One of the most widely used fishing knots, the Improved Clinch Knot provides a good method of securing a fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel.
The Trilene Knot, also known as the Two Turn Clinch Knot is great for tying line to snaps, swivels, hooks and lures.
BERKLEY BRAID KNOT
The Berkley braid knot is a good choice for tying braided lines to hooks, lures and leaders. It was developed in the Berkley lab to retain good knot strength and stops braided lines from slipping out of the knot.
Good for any braid, but particularly for NanoFil™ fishing line. NanoFil is uniquely smooth and this is the best knot to use.