Fly Fishing Knots Fly Line to Leader

How To : Perform the basic fly fishing cast

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a basic cast in fly fishing. Begin by holding the rod like your shaking someone's hand. The fore fingers should be over the fishing line and wrapped around the rod. Do not grip the rod too firmly. Before casting, make sure that y ...more

How To : Tie a slim beauty shock leader knot for fishing

The slim beauty shock leader knot connects monofilament line to a heavier leader, that retains most of the original line's breaking strain. This knot was created to be strong, but cast to put together. Watch this video knot-tying tutorial and learn how to tie a slim beauty sho ...more

How To : Tie a "Uni-to-Uni" knot for kayak fishing

In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to tie a "Uni-to-Uni" knot for kayak fishing. When fishing for Tuna, you don’t need a heavy leader. You need a 30 -40 lb test as a leader. Most spools come in 25 yard roll. Take half of the roll and use it as the l ...more

How To : Tie a perfection loop fishing knot

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. Watch this video knot tying tutorial and learn how to tie a perfection loop fi ...more

How To : Tie the perfection loop with fishing line

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. Follow along with this how to video to learn how to tie the perfection loop fo ...more

How To : Attach the leader to braided fishing line

Want to go deep-sea fishing but lack the necessary know-how when it comes to the sport's specialized equipment? Never you fear, brave pescador(a): with this fisherman's how-to, you'll learn how to attach a leader to a braided fishing line for drop shotting. In order to attach ...more

How To : Tie a palomar knot while fishing

The Palomar Knot is both quick an easy to tie. It is also very strong and therefor a very popular fishing knot. The only downside is that the palomar knot uses a little more line than other similar fishing knots. So if used in a tapered leader it will shorten the line more qui ...more

How To : Tie a taut line knot

With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a taut line knot. The taut line is an essential camping knot. Use it to tie your guyline to your rain or dinner fly. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For an easy-to-follow, s ...more

How To : Tie a Homer Rhode Loop knot

Learn how to tie a Homer Rhode Loop. The Homer Rhode Loop allows lures or flies to move freely and is used when a lure requires that to move naturally. It is easily tied and retains around 85 percent of the lines original breaking strength. Tie a Homer Rhode Loop knot. Click t ...more

How To : Tie the BWO nymph for fly fishing

Tight Lines Fly Fishing Co. proudly presents Ross Mueller Tying his BWO nymph. This how-to shows how to make the BWO nymph. This is a great lure to use when fly fishing and catch all those fish you always wanted.

How To : Make Ross Mueller's blue wing olive emerger in fishing

Tight Lines Fly Fishing Co. proudly presents Ross Mueller Tying his BWO emerger. Enjoy a great fishing game with this great lure while fishing. This how-to shows how to properly make a blue wing olive emerger and this make a great hook, that fish just love to eat.

How To : Place sinkers in deep sea fishing

Mark the Shark demonstrates how to place sinkers when deep sea fishing. A trolling sinker is made for high speed trolling. A bank sinker is made for deep dropping. An egg sinker is made to slide on your line. To use the egg sinker, put it through the line, attach a swivel and ...more

How To : Set up a simple nymphing rig for fly fishing

Need some advice on fly fishing? Fly fishing is a distinct and ancient angling method of fishing, most notably as a method of catching trout or salmon. Fly fishing is also well employed today for a large variety of species other than trout and salmon, including pike, bass, pan ...more

How To : Fly fish with poppers

In fly fishing if you want to achieve the right popping motion, you need to make sure that you hesitate whenever you bring the line back and forth. There are some other important tips to watch out for as well. To find out what they are, check out the tutorial above on how to f ...more

How To : Cast a fishing rod

Fishing is relaxing, but not if you hook yourself because you couldn’t cast a reel! You Will Need * A body of water * A bobber * A sinker * A fishing rod Step 1: Attach the bobber and sinker Attach the bobber to the line six to eight inches from the tip of the rod and attach ...more

How To : Roll cast in fly fishing

A roll cast is a way to throw your rod and catch more fish. Specifically, in fly fishing, a roll cast is performed by tipping the rod back to two o'clock and throwing it as if it were a ball. You would use a roll cast on a windy day to get the best toss. You will learn how to ...more

How To : Put a fly fishing rod and reel together

In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to put a fly fishing rod and reel together. Steve shows you how to do this. Every reel has a reel seat and most fly rods have a slot under the grip into which one end of the reel seat slides in. At the lower end of t ...more

How To : Make Tight Loops When Fly Casting

When casting a flyrod, in most cases, tight loops will allow the fly to travel farther, more accurately, and with less effort. To cast these tight loops, the tip of the rod must travel in a straight line path, slack must be eliminated, and there must be a constant acceleration ...more

News : Bats & Viruses — Friend or Foe?

Tell the truth. The bat picture creeps you out. You are not alone. But in reality, bats truly are some of our best friends. They gobble thousands of disease-spreading bugs a night. But they also carry viruses that can be deadly to humans. So, bats — friend or foe? There are o ...more

Coffee Mugs : They're Not Just for Coffee

Coffee mugs: nothing proliferates more quickly in my kitchen cabinets. People are always handing them out as gifts or as swag, plus I always seem to find a vintage model or two at a garage sale that I'm compelled to buy. I used to do a yearly purge of my excess muggage, but it ...more

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