Tie the Palomar Knot for Fly Fishing

How To : Tie the palomar knot for fishing

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

How To : Tie the Palomar fishing lure knot

The Palomar knot is a powerful fishing knot, used to secure fishing line to a fishing lure, snap or swivel. It's great for all kinds of light fishing lines, especially braid, which won't pull out of this knot. It's retains almost the full amount of original strength of the lin ...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 : Tie the palomar fishing knot

Check out this instructional fishing video that demonstrates how to tie a Palomar knot. Just follow the simple instructions outlined in this fishing tutorial and learn how to tie a Palomar fishing knot. Knot tying is a breeze with this video. Start practicing and reel in the b ...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 Palomar knot to secure a fishing line

In this video, we learn how to tie a Palomar knot to secure a fishing line. This knot is pretty easy to tie, it won't take long. First, you will take the fishing line and make it into a loop. After this, insert it through the eye on the hook. Next, bring it back over and then ...more

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 : 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 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 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 : Tie a Palomar knot

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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 : 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 : 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 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 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 the San Diego Jam knot for heavy lures or jigs

Popularized in Southern California, the San Diego Jam knot is used primarily by fishermen. It's a great, sturdy knot aimed at success, and is gaining popularity everywhere, even in South America. If you're up for a new fishing knot, give this one a try. Watch the animation to ...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 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 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 : 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 : 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 uni fishing knot with a knot tying animation

Learn how to tie the uni knot for fishing. This animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the uni knot fast or slow, or pause it at every step along the way. Tie a uni fishing knot with a knot tying animation. Click through ...more

How To : Tie a uni fishing knot

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

How To : Tie an albright fishing knot

Check out this fishing tutorial video that demonstrates how to tie an Albright fishing knot. Just follow the simple steps as outlined in this instructional fishing video and learn how to tie an Albright fishing knot. Start reeling in the big fish!

How To : Tie the rapala fishing knot

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

How To : Tie a centauri fishing knot

Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a centauri fishing knot. To create a centauri knot, you'll most likely use metal film and start by weaving your eyelet.The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For a ...more

How To : Tie a centauri fishing knot

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

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 a reef fishing knot

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

How To : Tie a bowline fishing knot

Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a bowline knot. The great thing about a bowline knot is that no matter how much tension is applied, it will always slip back out when you want it to. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know h ...more

How To : Tie a twisted leader fishing knot

Check out this fishing tutorial video that demonstrates how to tie a Twisted Leader fishing knot used to tie Mono to Gelspun/Braid knots. Just follow the simple steps outlined in this instructional fishing video and learn how to tie a Twisted Leader fishing knot. Start reeling ...more

How To : Tie the snell knot for fishing

Learn how to tie the snell fishing knot. 1. Run line through the eye and down the shank of the hook. Form a loop behind the eye with the line against the hook shank. 2. Pass tag end around line and shank and through loop four plus times. Keep turns in a neat row and pull tag e ...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 a haywire twist fishing knot

Check out this fishing tutorial video that demonstrates how to tie a Haywire Twist fishing knot. Just follow the simple steps outlined in this instructional fishing video and learn how to tie a haywire twist fishing knot. Start reeling in the big fish!

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