Video: How to Tie a Surgeon’s Knot with Cold Hands

We’ve all been there: you’re out on the river on a cold day, and you need to add tippet to your leader. Problem is, your fingers simply don’t work right when they’re chilled. Here’s a neat little tip from Greenhorn Flyhorn that will help. He shows you . . .

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Video: Alvin’s Favorite Bass Leaders

Recently, Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides in Austin, Texas, shared his five favorite subsurface bass flies, and he previously shared his picks for topwater, as well. In this helpful video, he shows you how to create the leaders he uses to fish these . . .

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Videos: How to Tie a Bimini Twist

The Bimini Twist is one of those knots that’s almost impossible to learn by reading about it. You have to actually see the knot being formed for the directions to make sense. In this new video, Andy . . .

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Pro Tips: The 4 Most Import Knots for Fly Fishing

Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides is back with another helpful video, especially relevant to warmwater and saltwater anglers. Here, he shows you how to tie what he considers the most useful knots for anglers. One of the great things about this sport is . . .

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Videos: How to Tie Jack’s Knot and Jack’s 2.0

A few years ago, in the comments section of a post called “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 stronger!” In reply to Myron’s comment, . . .

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Pro Tips: A Quick Way to Tie a Dropper Knot

The easiest way to add a second fly in a tandem rig is to attach the dropper line directly to the hook of the top fly. However, some anglers struggle a bit because the knot slips off the hook or . . .

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Video: How to Make a Proper Loop-to-Loop Connection

One of the most important modern-day connections in fly fishing, the loop-to-loop connection is used for a variety of applications. However, the most common use is the junction between the welded loop on your fly line and the loop in the . . .

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Video Pro Tip: How to Tie the Blood Knot

I’m going to state right off the bat that, when it comes to joining pieces of monofilament, I am a blood-knot guy. There are several reasons: It’s the knot I learned first, and I’ve tied it enough that I can tie. . .

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