How to tie a Palomar Knot

A popular and easy to tie knot for small terminal tackle connections. It is one of the few recommended knots for use with braided lines. There are a few knots that you should learn to help make your fishing more secure. The Palomar is one of the easier ones. The Palomar Knot is quick to …

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How to tie a Offshore Swivel Knot

The Offshore Swivel Knot is exceptionally strong – if one strand breaks, the other will probably hold regardless of the amount of stress on the knot! Often used in conjunction with a Bimini Twist Knot, it can also be used to attach a hook. Commonly used by offshore fishermen to secure large swivels to heavy …

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How to tie a Non Slip Mono Knot

The Non-Slip Mono Loop doesn’t slip and often tests close to 100 percent of the unknotted line strength. For lines testing from 8X to six pounds, use seven turns, five turns for lines in the eight to twelve pound class; four turns for fifteen to forty-pound line; three turns for fifty or sixty pound and …

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How to tie a Nail Knot

The Nail knot is one of the most important knots that every fly fisherman should learn. There are a few variations in the way this knot is tied. The angler can use a tube or a needle in replacement of the nail. With a little practice, this knot can be tied very quickly. Most common …

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How to tie a Longliner’s Knot

The longliner’s knot is primarily used to attach a hook line to a continuous heavy main line and ensures that it will not slip up or down the line. How to tie a Longliner’s Knot Begin by making a loop in the heavier mainline and passing the leader through, and around one side of that …

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How to tie a King Sling

An easy to tie end loop knot primarily as a connection for crank baits. This is one of the strongest, safest loop forming knots in the fisherman’s arsenal. Learn to tie this easy loop knot and you won’t loose fish to failed loops. I have tied this loop knot in monofilament up to 50 lb. …

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How to tie a Improved Turle Knot

Also known as the Turtle Knot, and Major Turle’s Knot, it is simplicity itself to tie, but is one of the weakest knots. It should never be used for light lines, and there are better knots for use with heavy ones. Exclusively for flies on hooks with up-turned or down-turned eyes, this simple but strong …

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How to tie a Safety Pin Knot

This knot is tied with the aid of a small safety pin, hence the name “Safety Pin Knot” How to tie a Safety Pin Knot Thread the line through the swivel on the leader then through the eye of a small safety pin. Use the safety pin to draw the tag into a loop. Wrap …

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