Fly Fishing Knots Fly Line to Leader

How To : Tie fly fishing line to line knots

Tying line to line knots in fly fishing. Learn about fly fishing knots, equipment, and techniques in this free video. Part 1 of 7 - How to Tie fly fishing line to line knots. Tie fly fishing line to line knots - Part 2 of 7. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.c ...more

How To : Tie fly fishing line to hook knots

Line to hook knots in fly fishing. Learn about fly fishing knots, equipment, and techniques in this free video. Part 1 of 7 - How to Tie fly fishing line to hook knots. Tie fly fishing line to hook knots - Part 2 of 7. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Tie ...more

How To : Add tippet to the fly fishing line

Steve Auxley shows how to add tippet to a fly fishing line. He mentions here that you do not add tippet to fishing line, you add it to the leaders. So lets see how you do it. You hold the leader in one hand and about two feet of tippet in another hand. Now you are going to tie ...more

How To : Tie a fly to a fly fishing line

The most important aspect of fly fishing is the fly! In this tutorial, learn how to tie a fly to your line for fly fishing. You will learn how to attach a fly to the leader on your line. A fly isn't attached to a fly fishing line because the leader is attached to the fly line, ...more

How To : Rig a fly fishing line for trout

When hunting for trout, you will need to know how to set up your rod. Different types of fish require different set ups. In this tutorial you will learn to master the technique behind rigging a fly fishing line for trout. In order to rig a fishing line for trout fishing, there ...more

How To : Tie the improved clinch knot when fly fishing

The improved clinch knot is one of the most common ways to attach a fly to the leader. It is weaker than most other fly-to-tippet knots, but has enough strength to land most fish in most situations. Use this knot to attach a small diameter tippet to a heavy wire hook, or when ...more

How To : Tie the slim beauty knot for fly fishing

Tie a double overhand knot 4" from the end of the shock tippet or other material to which you want to connect your class tippet. Gently tighten the double overhand knot, but only until it turns over and forms a figure-eight. This leaves two gaps through which you can pass the ...more

How To : Load fly fishing line on a rod and reel

Want to go fly fishing but lack the necessary technical know-how when it comes to the sport's specialized equipment? Never you fear, brave pescador(a): with this fly fisherman's how-to, you'll learn how to load fly fishing lide on a rod and reel. When loading fly fishing line ...more

How To : Tie the fly fishing line to the backing

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tie a fly fishing line to the backing. Users will need a nail knot tool. Put the backing into the tool, leaving about 6 inches sticking out. The wrap the line around the tool 5 times, pushing the loops together. Take the end of the ...more

How To : Make a fly fishing leader

Learn how to make a fly fishing leader by following this tutorial. First, the easiest way is to purchase a tapered leader, obviously. However, sometimes as you are fishing this will break and you may not have a backup leader. Your only option in that scenario is to make a new ...more

How To : Tie a surgeon's knot when fly fishing

To add tippet to your leader, overlap a piece of tippet by no more than six to 8 inches with the end of the leader. Make a double overhand knot in the middle of the overlapped pieces, being sure to pass both the end of the leader and the entire tippet twice through the loop. W ...more

How To : Tie a hemostat blood knot when fly fishing

Connecting a fragile tippet to the leader can be frustrating and time consuming. Dr. Mark Lamos has a quick method that delivers a connection as strong as a blood knot. With practice, you'll be able to make this connection in less than a minute. Tie a hemostat blood knot when ...more

How To : Tie a uni knot when fly fishing

The best knot for you is any good knot that you can tie quickly and strongly. So wouldn't it be great if you could tie all three connections with the same motion and if that motion were based on the first and simplest knot you learned as a child--the overhand knot? It turns ou ...more

How To : Tie the nail knot for fishing

Learn how to tie the nail fishing knot with this knot tying instructional video. The nail knot is a popular and time tested fishing knot to join fly line to leader. Use of a hollow tube instead of a nail makes for easier tying. 1. Lay a nail or hollow tube against the end of a ...more

How To : Tie Double Blood Knot to join lines

Learn how to tie a Double Blood Knot. The Double Blood Knot is used to join two similar size lines. The double blood knot maintains a high portion of the line's inherent strength and it is quick and easy to tie. In fly fishing it is often used when joining sections of leader t ...more

How To : Tie the perfection loop when fishing

The perfection loop is used for attaching lures or sinkers to a heavy monofilament leader. The Perfection Loop knot is designed to easily create a loop at the end of the fishing line. The perfection loop is also often used by fly fisher men use the perfection loop to connect t ...more

How To : Tie a dropper loop fishing knot

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 loo ...more

How To : Tie a Duncan's loop fishing knot

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 adjusted 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 as w ...more

How To : Tie a blood fisherman's knot (barrel knot)

What's the easiest way to adjoin two fishing lines? The blood knot. And no, you're not going to cut yourself, that's not why it's called the "blood" knot. It's also referred to as the Barrel knot, and is usually used for monofilament nylon lines. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV wil ...more

How To : Tie a dropper loop with fishing line

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 loo ...more

How To : Tie the blood knot for fishing

When fly-fishing, use the blood knot, as demonstrated step-by-step in this how-to video, to add additional tippet to the leader. A blood knot is most often used to join sections of monofilament without losing the strength of the line. Watch this video knot-tying tutorial and l ...more

How To : Tie an improved Albright leader knot for fishing

The improved Albright leader knot is a bend knot (a knot using two pieces of line) used in angling or fly fishing. The improved Albright leader knot is smooth and can pass through guides. Watch this video knot-tying tutorial and learn how to tie an improved Albright leader kno ...more

How To : Tie the penny knot for fishing

The Penny Knot is a very popular knot with fly-fishermen for attaching a fly to the leader. The Penny Knot works just as well 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 origin ...more

How To : Tie the perfection loop for fly fishing

Learn how to tie the Perfection Loop knot for fly fishing, with this helpful instructional video. 1. To start the perfection loop, hold the standing line in one hand, and with your other hand create a loop about one-and-a-half inches in diameter that crosses behind the standi ...more

How To : Tie a perfection loop knot

This is a video demonstrating how to tie a perfection loop. This is a loop that is necessary for fishing. It can be using for sinkers and fly fishing. It is good for any purpose where a loop is needed. A loop is made first. The loop is held between the left thumb and index fin ...more

How To : Tie the improved clinch fisherman's knot

The improved clinch knot… why is it improved? Well, the improved version of this popular fisherman's knot includes an extra tuck under the final turn. If you want to learn how to tie the improved clinch knot, just watch this video with Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV. The improved ...more

How To : Tie the Marshall's snare fishing knot

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. Fo ...more

How To : Tie a blood knot

This video teaches you how to tie a blood knot which is used to tie two lines together in a very strong knot. Fly fisherman use this knot for making their own fly leaders. Wrap the right line around the left line five times. Take the end of the right line and put it in between ...more

How To : Rig a fly line

In this tutorial we learn how to rig a fly line. Start by preparing the floating line or sinking line to accept the fly. Carefully unwind your leader, then fasten it over the perfection loop and thread it through the fly line perfection loop. This should make a nice tight knot ...more

How To : Tie the improved clinch knot for fishing

When fly-fishing, use this knot to tie on a fly. The improved clinch knot, as demonstrated step-by-step in this how-to video, is most commonly used to attach a fishing line to the lure but can also attach the monofilament to a swivel or artificial fly. Watch this video knot-ty ...more

How To : Fish for bluegill with a fly rod and popping bugs

Nothing is more fun that fly fishing with popping bug for panfish. With popping bugs, you can get bite after bite from little bass. Wade Bourne, host of Wade's World on MyOutdoorTV, shows you how to fish for bluegill and panfish using a fly rod and popping bugs. Nothing is mo ...more

How To : Tie a turtle fishing knot

Check out this instructional fishing HowTo video to learn how to tie a turtle knot. The Improved Turtle 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 turtle knot retains around 80% ...more

How To : Tie the common arbor fishing knot

Fishing knots are not rocket science, anyone can do it. Each knot has a specific application and every fisherman should know a few. This outdoor recreation how-to video tutorial shows you how to tie the arbor knot. The arbor knot is a knot to tie your fishing line to your reel ...more

How To : Tie the Easiest Loop Knot for Fishing

A loop knot can be used to attach most fishing lures and all hooks and flies. A loop allows greater action of the lure or fly and always ensures the line will pull straight down the shaft. With knots that cinch tight agains the eye of the hook, the may move off to one side cau ...more

How To : Tie knots for fly fishing

In this video, learn from commercial fisherman brian Lee how to tie knots for fly fishing! Fly fishing requires two simple knots, which are the clinch knot and the loop-to-loop connection. Discover how to tie an improved fisherman's knot for fly fishing with help from a pro!

How To : Tie a hemostat quick clinch knot when fly fishing

One of the most frustrating things about trout fishing is trying to quickly tie on a tiny fly when your eyesight or the light is failing. The Hemostat Quick Clinch is not as strong as some other knots. But one of my friends, Dr. Mark Lamos, uses this knot successfully and land ...more

How To : Tie a nonslip loop knot when fly fishing

Use this knot to attach the fly to your tippet when you want a loop that allows the fly to move freely. It gives streamers, nymphs, and popping bugs a deadly action. Don't use the nonslip loop knot on dry flies or on hooks smaller than a #12.

How To : Tie fly fishing knots, casts & equipment

Learn advanced fly tying knots and techniques when you're an amateur fly fisherman in a safe and efficient way in this free video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Tie fly fishing knots, casts & equipment. Tie fly fishing knots, casts & equipment - Part 2 of 15. Click through to w ...more

How To : Tie the Rapala knot with a knot tying animation

The Rapala knot is a common fishing knot that is intended to be tied directly to the lure. It was conceived by the Rapala Brothers, who emphasized that if a swivel or leader is essential, choose the lightest tackle possible so that the lure moves naturally. This knot-tying an ...more

How To : Tie the seaguar knot for fishing

Ever wonder how to tie the seaguar knot for fishing? Then stay tuned for this fishing knot tutorial video. The seaguar knot was introduced by the factory reps from fluorocarbon manufacturer Seaguar, this easy to tie and reliable fishing knot joins fluorocarbon leaders to monof ...more

How To : Tie the slim beauty knot for fishing

The slim beauty knot is an excellent knot for attaching leaders to class tippet or leaders to the main line. Another good use is to attach a fluorocarbon or mono leader to braided line. 1. Tie a double overhand knot in end of leader. Pull knot semi-tight to form a figure eight ...more

How To : Tie the blood knot for fishing like a pro

Ever wonder how to tie the blood knot for fishing? Well, wonder no more! Learn how to tie the blood knot with this instructional fishing knot animation. Use the blood knot to join sections of leader or line together. It works best with lines of approximately equal diameter. He ...more

How To : Tie braided line to leader

A recent trend in freshwater fishing is adding a fluorocarbon leader to your braided fishing line. The benefits of this are mainly allowing for some more absorbtion of pull, resulting in less twist and potential tangling. This how-to will show you how to tie this knot yourself ...more

How To : Make a braid to fluorocarbon knot connection

There's a popular new trick in the fishing community and that's tying a braided line to a fluorocarbon leader line. To do this, you'll need to know the proper knot, and this video will show you how to do it. With this method you will reduce some of the problems of twisting and ...more

How To : Tie the yellow trout fox streamer

In this how-to video you will learn to tie the yellow trout fox streamer. Tight Lines is highlighting this fly because it has become a top producer as a searching pattern for trout. Fish this fly down and across for aggressive fish. This will get you plenty of those fish you a ...more

How To : Rig a tube fly

This is a brief how-to video to show you how to rig a tube fly for Steelhead and Migratory Brown trout. The guys at "Tight Lines" fish a lot of these all fall and winter. These can really help improve your game, and make you catch all those fish you really wanted.

How To : Fly cast in fly fishing

This is a 3 part series on the basics of fly casting. In this how-to Tim Landwehr of Tight Lines Fly Fishing Co. will help you better your casting. Casting is a very important part of fly fishing. When you learn to cast a fly, it can make or break your day with fly fishing. Yo ...more

How To : Tie a twisted leader fisherman's knot

Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a twisted leader knot. When tying a twisted leader fishing knot, you'll probably use a small amount of filament and attach it to a larger braided fishing line. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, ...more

How To : Tie a Tony Jones leader knot

Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a Tony Jones leader knot. The Tony Jones leader fishing knot is usually done using two monofilaments or braided fishing line. Discover how to tie a Tony Jones Leader knot with guidance from an experienced ...more

How To : Tie an Albright fishing knot

Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a an Albright fishing knot. An Albright fishing knot is a nice quick way to tie your leader onto your line. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For an easy-to-f ...more

How To : Tie the surgeon's end loop fishing knot

The surgeon's end loop forms a loop at the end of the line. This provides a means to quickly attach leaders and other tackle. This end loop is very easy to tie and very reliable. It is sometimes tied with three overhand knots. Ever wonder how to tie the surgeon's end loop fish ...more

How To : Rig skip baits using a whole fish for fishing

So, you've mastered the knot tying process for fishing, and you already know how to catch bait, so now what? You need to put that live bait to good use... this animated tutorial from Marinews will show you how to rig skip baits using a whole fish for fishing. Catching bait mig ...more

How To : Rig a garfish for fishing swimming bait

So, you've mastered the knot tying process for fishing, and you already know how to catch bait, so now what? You need to put that live bait to good use... this animated tutorial from Marinews will show you how to rig a garfish for fishing swimming bait. Catching bait might jus ...more

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