Fishing Knots: Beginners guide to tieing successful fishing knots

One of the essential skills to becoming an legendary fisherman is to have a good understanding of knots and which knot to use for which scenario.

Fishing knots

To help improving your knot tying skills, I’ve added a few videos below of common fishing knots every fisherman should know.

Things to know

No matter which knot you’re going to tie, remember these key points:

  • Choose the right fishing knot and tie it correctly;
  • Lubricate the fishing line and knots with water or saliva before drawing then tight;
  • Male sure you draw knots as tight as possible;
  • Using scissors or clippers trim tag ends close to the knot;
  • Get out there fishing and catch that big one- all the best!

If you have a knot that you think is worth while please add it to the comments below… tight lines guys and girls!

Types of fishing knots

The Uni Knot

The uni knot is a great universal knot that can be used with both braid and mono. Perfect for terminal knots such has straight onto hooks or swivels.

The Two Hook Snell

This is a great knot for rigging up larger baits, for example whole squid, of yellow tail.

The Blood Knot

The Clinch Knot 

The Spider Hitch Knot

The Palomar Knot

The Surgeon’s Knot

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