Learn how to tie Fishing Knots?
There are many types of fishing knots and each one is
used for a particular purpose. Using the link below you can watch
animations of knots actually being tied. You will also read about
the uses of each knot, the tying and advantages of each knot.
Below is a list of animated knots.
Depending on how you tie two lines together will determine the
strength of the knot. Tying an overhand knot can weaken the line by
half it's strength. You want the strongest knot possible in fishing
so it is worth learning how to tie certain knots that you will be
using during your time fishing.
A couple of tips worth remembering :
Before pulling the knot tight, wet it with saliva. This lubricates
the lines and helps prevent damage to the line.
Once the knot is tied, trim the loose ends closely as this will help
prevent the knot from catching on any snags.
Knot for all types of fishing, Sea, Coarse, Fly . . .
Duncan (Uni) Knot
Egg Loop Knot
San Diego Jam Knot
Each fishing knot is animated, illustrated and describes it's uses
Animated Knots by Grog
Article by Jim Boswell Copyright www.fish-uk.com