Dec 30, 2012, 1:31 PM
We just added the King Sling knot to our selection of loop knots in the fishng knot section. At last count, that makes at least seven ways of tying a loop at the end of your line we demonstrate on this site - either with a lure or as an open loop.
Dec 27, 2012, 1:50 PM
One of the strangest things about the Zeppelin Knot (or Bend) is that it has inexplicably become virtually lost to the world. Although it is one of the best ways to connect two ropes, most people have never heard of it much less know how to tie it!
Dec 26, 2012, 9:39 PM
Just added three more great arborist knots: The Schwabish Hitch, the Distal Hitch and the Marl. Be sure to check out these arborist favorites.
Dec 7, 2012, 1:28 PM
Don't be the guy that can't tie a knot!
Oct 23, 2012, 2:46 PM
Ed Eason of MentorQuest TV interviews John Sherry regarding essential knots for rope and fishing. Ed is the guitarist for Carrie Underwood's band and also
Oct 20, 2012, 10:36 AM
We just added the Homer Rhode Loop Knot to the Fishing Knot section. The Homer Rhode (or Homer Rhodes in some texts) Loop Knot Is used to make a loop connection to a hook, fly or lure. It is popular with many anglers due to the fact it can be tied in very heavy line and can be tied quickly and easily. Breaking strength is rated at 70% of line test. Enjoy!
Oct 17, 2012, 4:37 PM
As all fly fishermen know, most of the time trout feed below the surface. To catch them involves offering nymph imatations subsurface and while doing so most fly fishermen use an "indicator" on the surface.
Oct 15, 2012, 11:43 AM
Obviously we love knots around here and we are always adding new knots to our selection. But rarely do I get as excited about a new knot as I am about the Davy Knot. The history of this little knot is in fly fishing competition and
Oct 12, 2012, 8:58 AM
The Centauri Knot is a popular fishing knot in Australia for attaching terminal tackle. Australian fishermen Geoff Wilson and Dick Lewers say that the construction of this knot applies a minimum of friction and thus does not distort the line.
Sep 27, 2012, 10:01 AM
It seems more and more fishermen are using the braided 'super lines' now. And the manufacturers continue to improve the lines and bring new products to the market. Berkley's NanoFil, Spiderwire Ultracast and Stealth Braids, Power Pro 300 are just a few of the offerings available. One thing all of these lines have in common is