Getting Started in Fly Fishing, Part 3: Two knots are all you need to get started!

The third video in our series on getting started in fly fishing is all about knots. There are really only two knots you need: the clinch knot will allow you to tie on a fly to the end of your tippet, and the double surgeon’s knot is used to add more tippet to your leader.

In our next installment, we’ll talk about six flies that every fly fisher should carry.

Previous videos:

Getting Started in Fly Fishing, Part 1: How to rig your fly rod
Getting Started in Fly Fishing, Part 2: Master the fly cast

The clinch knot (top) and the double surgeon’s knot (bottom) are easy and effective.

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