Feb 18, 2014, 2:22 PM
The Barrel Hitch is classic knot that hails from the days of sail, when barrels were common on ships, holding everything from food, water and all types of cargo. See how to tie/use the Barrel Hitch here.
Nov 7, 2013, 1:17 PM
Here are some of the best fishing quotes you will ever find - enjoy!
Sep 16, 2013, 1:48 PM
A while back I received a really nice Monkey's Fist key chain as a gift - people know I love knots in all forms. Since we get a lot of traffic to the Monkey's Fist page on Netknots,
Jun 6, 2013, 9:05 AM
Many years ago I put online a few illustrations of how to tie knots and I named the website "netknots", as in knots on the 'net.
Apr 24, 2013, 2:11 PM
Whipping the ends of rope help to prevent them from unravelling. The Common Whipping is an easy technique that works well for most situations.
Apr 23, 2013, 12:00 PM
The Transom Knot is used to fix together crossed pieces of rigid material and has a wide range of camping and outdoor uses, for example, to fasten tent poles or branches together. Click the knot name to go to its page.
Apr 22, 2013, 11:33 AM
Another new knot added - The Riffle Hitch or Riffling Hitch which is a knot that helps the fly to skim across the surface of a river or stream to attract fish feeding near the surface. It is usually employed by salmon and steelhead fishermen, however
Apr 19, 2013, 4:27 PM
We just received a very limited supply of Knot Cards full of knots that are preferred by arborists and tree workers. Lots of Hitches!
Apr 8, 2013, 4:27 PM
Netknots.com proprietor John Sherry was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune on "How to untie a knot". This is the opposite of the usual question asked!
Jan 14, 2013, 5:06 PM
The Willis Knot is easy to tie and leaves a small yet super-strong knot that slides easily through guides. Some fishermen call it the 'Bruce Willis' knot