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Posted By: admin
Sep 21, 2012, 6:01 PM
The Tie-Fast Knot Tyer is a handy little tool for tying Nail Knots, which of course are needed for attaching leaders to fly line. The tool comes with instructions but in case you have lost yours, here is an illustration of the steps to tie the Nail Knot with the tool.
Posted By: admin
Sep 18, 2012, 12:53 PM
We just added the Jansik Special Knot to the Fishing Knots section. This is a very strong terminal tackle knot that fly fishing legend Lefty Kreh gives his vote for tying light mono (up to 20 pound test) to a hook.
Posted By: admin
Sep 17, 2012, 3:37 PM
The Nanofil Knot, which is really a "Double Palomar" Knot is a new knot by Berkley for use with their new super-braid line. It is also useful for tying in terminal tackle in any of the super braids such as Spiderwire, Power Pro, etc.
Posted By: admin
Sep 8, 2012, 6:47 PM
The Tenkara method of flyfishing is gaining in popularity here in the US. It is a technique of flyfishing that has been practiced in Japan.
Posted By: admin
Aug 30, 2012, 10:32 AM
We recently saw a couple of knots that are commonly used by arborists that we think are quite useful:
Posted By: admin
Aug 29, 2012, 1:54 PM
The results are in from our survey "What new fishing knot do you want us to draw next?"
Posted By: admin
May 24, 2012, 3:27 PM
I found this little book, "To Hell With Fishing" at a garage sale in Taos New Mexico a few months back. It was published in 1945 by Ed Zern and it features his little one-page articles on fishing and on the opposite page are fishing cartoons by H. T. Webster. The cartoon below,
Posted By: admin
May 10, 2012, 2:32 PM
Back in 1999 we had this cool idea of sharing our knot illustrations on this new thing called the World Wide Web, aka the Internet. Building a website was pretty easy and we put up our first effort consisting of about a dozen fishing knots. Over the years we have continued to add new knots, re-draw existing knots and a few years ago we started adding animated knots.
Posted By: admin
May 1, 2012, 10:54 AM
Our latest App for iPhones and iPod Touch is not about knots. After publishing numerous knot apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch and iPad, Android, Nokia Symbian phones and Windows Phones, we changed gears and put out a really fun little app for FREE: "My Big Fish".
Posted By: admin
Apr 30, 2012, 2:09 PM
The short answer is the Palomar Knot, but I suggest you keep reading. We have over a dozen knots on this site just for tying on terminal tackle. The Knot Cards we sell have from 3 to 6 terminal tackle knots. So, why all these knots if you only need a Palomar?

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