How To Tie Fishing Knots

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How To Tie Fishing Knots

  1. 1. How To Tie Fishing Knots “ Fishing Knots With Pete” Reveals Tips To Get You Easily Tying Fishing Knots www.BestFishingKnots.com
  2. 2. A Good Knot Is One You Can Remember <ul><li>If it’s been some time since you last </li></ul><ul><li>fished and you can’t remember your </li></ul><ul><li>knots… </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid the embarrassment of having to ask someone else to tie them for you </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t risk guessing incorrectly and losing fish and expensive gear </li></ul>Pete says…
  3. 3. A Good Knot Is One You Can Remember <ul><li>Practice, practice, practice your knots before going out on the stream </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the easy-to-follow video lessons from Pete on your computer the night before fishing </li></ul><ul><li>Download audio directions on how to tie knots onto your iPod and listen to them on the stream if you need a refresher </li></ul>
  4. 4. A Rule About Untying Knots <ul><li>A good knot should never be </li></ul><ul><li>able to be untied. Ever. </li></ul>Pete says…
  5. 5. A Rule About Untying Knots <ul><li>If having to re-spool your line is your </li></ul><ul><li>big concern consider… </li></ul><ul><li>Using a leader line that you can replace whenever it gets short so you don’t have to replace your whole main line </li></ul><ul><li>Use a swivel at the end of your main line to attach your leader </li></ul>
  6. 6. Lubrication <ul><li>Always lubricate your knot </li></ul><ul><li>before pulling evenly on the </li></ul><ul><li>ends to tighten it. This will </li></ul><ul><li>dramatically increase the </li></ul><ul><li>strength of your knot. </li></ul>(Super Braid does not need to be lubricated)
  7. 7. Lubrication <ul><li>You can use: </li></ul><ul><li>A bit of dish soap </li></ul><ul><li>Saliva </li></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tips for Tightening <ul><li>To ensure a tight knot every </li></ul><ul><li>time… </li></ul><ul><li>Lubricate </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t rush when tying your knots </li></ul><ul><li>Use pliers to tighten if using a heavy fishing line </li></ul>
  9. 9. Tips for Tightening <ul><li>Do NOT use your teeth for tightening (or cutting line), as fishing line can damage tooth enamel and leave you with a notch missing from your tooth </li></ul><ul><li>If tying knots in Super Braid lines, use gloves to avoid getting line cuts in your hands </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cutting It Close <ul><li>How long should I leave the tag </li></ul><ul><li>end when cutting the excess line </li></ul><ul><li>off my finished knot? </li></ul>Pete says…
  11. 11. Cutting It Close <ul><li>1/4 of an inch to 1/8 of an inch is a sufficient tag end </li></ul><ul><li>If you trim off too much you risk having your knot come undone when pressure is applied to it when a fish strikes </li></ul><ul><li>If you leave it too long you risk having it get caught on things in the water </li></ul>
  12. 12. Fishing Knots With Pete <ul><li>For additional fishing knot tips </li></ul><ul><li>and to register for the entire </li></ul><ul><li>video course, which includes </li></ul><ul><li>28 easy-to-follow fishing knot </li></ul><ul><li>lessons… </li></ul>
  13. 13. Fishing Knots With Pete <ul><li>Albright Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Arbor Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Berkley Braid Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Bimini Twist </li></ul><ul><li>Blood Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Bobber Stop Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Clinch Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Double Loop Clinch Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Double Uni Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Dropper Loop </li></ul><ul><li>Duncan Braid Loop </li></ul><ul><li>End Loop </li></ul><ul><li>Egg Loop </li></ul><ul><li>Float Stop Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Improved Blood Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Improved Clinch Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Improved Surgeon's Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Loop Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Nail Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Needle Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Palomar Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Slim Beauty </li></ul><ul><li>Speed Snell Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Super Braid Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Surgeon's Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Surgeon's Loop </li></ul><ul><li>Uni Knot </li></ul><ul><li>Uni Snell Knot </li></ul>Go to…
  14. 14. Fishing Knots With Pete <ul><li>http://www.BestFishingKnots.com/fullcourse.html </li></ul>Here’s to good fishing!

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