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Fishing Knots

With over 60 Fishing Knots, NetKnots, has the most fishing knots on the internet. The knots are both animated and illustrated as well as described in detail to help you tie the the right knot correctly.

The fishing knots are grouped by their respective categories - line to line knots, loop knots, and terminal tackle connections plus miscellaneous knots that don't quite fit one of the main categories. We also have put some knots into groups such as beginner knots, fly fishing knots, saltwater knots and tenkara knots. Chose the category below to find the right knot for your fishing needs! Tight lines!


  • Choose the right fishing knot and tie it correctly.
  • Lubricate knots with water or saliva before drawing tight.
  • Draw knots as tight as possible.
  • Trim tag ends close to the knot.
  • Fish often!
  • Take a kid fishing!

Disclaimer: Any activity involving rope can be dangerous and may even be life threatening! Knot illustrations contained in this web site are not intended for rock climbing instruction. Many knots are not suitable for the risks involved in climbing. Seek professional instruction. Many factors affect knots including: the appropriateness of knots and rope materials used in particular applications, the age, size, and condition of ropes; and the accuracy with which these descriptions have been followed. No responsibility is accepted for incidents arising from the use of this content.