This how-to video from Curtis Owens of Performance Tackle gives step by step instruction on how to tie a San Diego Jam Knot. This is a strong knot to connect a hook to a jam line. Watch this video knot-tying tutorial and learn how to tie a San Diego jam knot for fishing.
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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
The Glo Bug Yarn Egg. Tie it. Then it's hook, line, and sinker. This pattern is a standard for steelhead, salmon, and trout
The half blood knot with a tuck is similar to the improved clinch knot. The half blood knot with a tuck is a multi purpose fishing knot. The half blood knot with a tuck provides one good method of securing fishing line to hooks, lures, or swivels.
The improved clinch knot (overhand knot variation) is as the other clinch knots a multi purpose fishing knot. The improved clinch knot provides one good method of securing fishing line to hooks, lures, or swivels.
Use 12 inches of fishing line and a fishing hook. Make a large loop, folding the fishing line in half and put the fishing hook through it about a quarter of the way down the fishing line. Take the loop under the hook, draw it through the hole that was created. Pull to tighten. ...more
Here's some video instructions on how to tie a Figure Of Eight Loop. The Figure Of Eight Loop is a quick and easy loop knot that forms an end loop. If the figure of eight loop is tied midline it is called a blood bight knot but the correct name when tied as an end loop is figu ...more
Here's some video instructions on how to tie a Double Figure Of Eight. The Double Figure Of Eight is a quick and easy loop knot that forms an end loop. If the double figure of eight is tied midline it is called a blood bight knot but when tied as an end loop the name is double ...more
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
The pitzen knot has various uses, but it's ideal for securing a hook to a fishing line. It's relatively easy to learn and quick to do once you know how. In this video the folks at ITS Tactical teach you how to tie a pitzen knot. ITS Tactical, Inc. is dedicated to showcasing t ...more
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
In this tutorial, we learn how to tie a Texas rig. First, get your worm and your side hook, then hook the worm to the fishing rod and hook. Tie a knot around the fishing line so it stays in place then you will be ready to use! This is great to use when you are out fishing, and ...more
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
Everybody should have plants in their home. Not only do they give off oxygen, but they add a whole new level of decor and awesomeness to an otherwise drab room. So naturally, if you want to improve a room, just display a few plants. There are tons of cool ways to display plan ...more
Every fisherman has dealt with having to tie their own fishing knots, and when you come into a situation where you have two similar fishing lines with different rated strengths. Tying this fishing line together is simple and can be done with the Double Uni knot, sometimes call ...more
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!
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
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
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
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
Learn to tie the Palomar knot - the easiest and strongest knot for snaps and hooks. That's right, snaps and hooks. You didn't read it wrong.
Fishing is one of the many outdoor activities where tying different types of knots is crucial, and where debates over which knots are superior are common. This video features a former bass guide demonstrating how to tie his favorite fishing knot, a 100% knot. It is very simple ...more
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
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
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
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
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
Check out this fishing tutorial video that illustrates how to tie a Perfection Loop fishing knot for tying lures to a fishing line. The Perfection loop is a fishing knot that forms a perfect loop at the fishing line. Just follow the simple steps outlined in this instructional ...more
No, the Arbor knot isn't named after Ann Arbor, Michigan or Arbor, California. The word "Arbor" refers to the central post of a fishing reel to which the fishing line is attached. It's a typical fisherman's knot, and Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV is going to show you how to tie i ...more
Flashback Max ties Barry's Pike Fly, so watch and learn. He likes the saltwater hooks, because they're stronger, but if you want to do it with a cheaper, weaker hook, well, don't come crying when it doesn't work.
If you want to learn a little bit about fishing, Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV is the perfect fisherman to learn from. In this video tutorial, Wade shows you the steps to fishing a live bait rig. Watch, learn, then try this live bait rig action on your next trip out on the lake. ...more
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
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
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a simple uni loop fishing knot. Uni loop fishing knots are made by creating a barrel knot and then sliding it back onto your hook. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about maki ...more
Watch this knot tying instructional video to learn how to tie the palomar fishing knot. The palomar knot is a popular and easy to tie knot for small terminal tackle connections. It is one of the few recommended fishing knots for use with braided lines. Hope this knot tying tut ...more
Learn how to tie the offshore swivel knot with this knot tying instructional video. The offshore swivel knot is exceptionally strong - if one strand breaks, the other will probably hold regardless of the amount of stress on the fishing knot! Often used in conjunction with a Bi ...more
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
This is a step by step video on tying a variation of Ed Ward's Steelhead Intruder. The guys at Tight Lines fish this fly with great success all fall and winter. Excellent fly for migratory Steelhead and Browns on the Great Lakes Tributaries.
Know your knots! Learn how to tie a twisted dropper loop knot with this free video tutorial. The twisted dropper loop is great for fishing line and requires about 10 twists to get the right feel. For an easy-to-follow, step-by-step overview of how to tie this useful fisherman' ...more
Check out this fishing tutorial video that demonstrates how to tie a Fishing Blood knot. This knot is used to tie line to terminal tackle. Just follow the simple steps as diagrammed in this animated fishing video and learn how to tie a blood knot. Start reeling in the big fish!
Check out this fishing tutorial video that demonstrates how to tie a Common Snell fishing knot for Line to terminal tackle knots. Just follow the simple steps as outlined in this instructional fishing video and learn how to tie a common snell fishing knot. Tying knots is a bre ...more
Check out this fishing tutorial video that demonstrates how to tie a Uni fishing knot. Th Uni knot is the most common knot used to tie Line to terminal tackle knot. Just follow the simple steps as outlined in this instructional fishing video and learn how to tie a Uni fishing ...more
Check out this fishing tutorial video that demonstrates how to tie a Centauri Fishing Knot for tying line to terminal tackle. The Centauri knot's versatility and functionality makes it one of the most useful fishing knots you are likely to encounter. Follow along with this ins ...more
This is a good knot for all types of rope including fishing line. Don't you wish you were fishing right now? No, well that doesn't mean you can't try it anyway.
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a simple cat's paw fishing knot. To tie a cat's paw, you need to make sure the lines are crossed. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For an easy-to-follow, ste ...more
Learn how to tie a knot, but not just any old knot... a square lashing knot. You'll never have any troubles again tying nautical square lashing knots, thanks to this Marinews knot tie animated tutorial. You can learn by simply watching the knot tying animation at a moderate sp ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to recycle plastic grocery bags into a dog leash. To begin, you will cut the plastic bags in half, then cut off the handles of the bags. Next, apply glue to the entire bag, then roll up into a straight line. Continue to do this for several differ ...more
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a perfection loop fisherman's knot. To tie a perfection loop fishing knot, you're basically going to put an overhand knot into your fishing line. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how t ...more
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
Know your knots! Learn to tie a sliding Snell fisherman's knot with this free video guide. When tying the sliding snell fishing knot, it's like tying the common snell, but you'll be adding an extra line. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about mak ...more
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
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
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a reef fishing knot. Tying a reef knot is similar to tying a square knot, and it can be tied on any type of fishing line. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. Fo ...more
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
Ever wonder how to tie the rapala fishing knot? Wonder no more. Watch this instrucional knot tying video and find out. The rapala knot is a popular method to tie a lure (such as a rapala!) to a line such that it can move freely and unimpeded by the knot. Essentially the same a ...more
Watch this knitting instructional video to learn how to do a knitting provisional cast-on. A provisional cast-on is usually worked in a contrasting waste yarn so the cast-on stitches can be easily removed later. The live stitches are then recovered so you can knit down from th ...more
I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more
This video shows us how to tie an arbor knot for fishing. Here a blue rope is taken to explain how it is done but actually the fishing net is used to tie such knots. The rope is taken and is made a loop, and the line is made to pass through the loop to make the first knot whic ...more
Check out this instructional boating video that demonstrates how to tie the heaving line knot for boating. Animations are the best way to learn to tie a knot. Just follow the simple steps outlined in this instructional fishing video and learn how to tie a heaving line knot. St ...more
Spinner bait are good for attracting and catching bass when fishing. In order to have the lure and the bait working correctly when using this type of bait, you will have to attach the bait directly to the lure. This can be done using the improved fisherman knot. After threadin ...more