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. . .
If you’ve been looking for one knot that can serve several purposes–which means that you have to learn fewer knots–then the Uni Knot may be the one for you. As Tim Flagler of Tightline . . .
The Orvis Knot is a great alternative to the clinch or improved clinch knot. In our tests, it has a higher breaking strength than other fly-to-tippet knots, and one advantage of this knot is that . . .