In the comments section of last week’s “The Only Two Knots You Need for Fly Fishing,” reader Myron wrote, “Jack’s knot is soooooo much better than any clinch knot. Easier to tie and much . . .
There are many knots for fly fishers to use, for a variety of purposes. But if you want to get started in the sport, you really only need two kinds of knots: one to connect the tippet to the fly and one to . . .
Even though it’s a great knot for creating a smooth transition from line to leader and it goes through the guides of a fly rod quite easily, the nail knot intimidates many anglers. Those who . . .
This week for “Master Class Monday”—our new feature about taking your fly fishing skills to the next level—Pete Kutzer shows you a simple knot for attaching a bite tippet to a monofilament . . .
The first knot that most anglers learn is the clinch knot, and then they move on to the improved clinch. But is the latter always better than the former? I mean, it does say “improved” right in . . .
Tying on a dropper when you’re on the water can be a real pain for some anglers, as Steve Moore says of this video: “Tiny tippet, big fingers and small hooks all conspire to make this aspect of . . .
Our pal Louis Cahill at Gink + Gasoline posted an awesome video featuring professional leader-maker Christopher Fave tying a blood knot. Even if you consider yourself pretty good at tying. . .