Category Archives: Knots
This week’s featured video shows you how to tie both the Davy Knot and the Improved (or Double) Davy Knot, small-profile knots that are easy to learn and perfect for flies size 18 and under.
“Building a Leader” is the subject of this week’s featured video. Tim Flager covers every step in the leader-assembly process for a 10-foot 4X leader, from segment measurement to knotting.
Oliver White explains why streamer aficionados and anglers who use loop-to-loop knots with heavier pieces of mono or fluoro should consider using the Triple Figure-Eight knot.
The International Game Fish Association just produced this short video on how to measure class and shock tippets to qualify catches for world records. As you can see from the video, the class tippet must be at least 15 inches …
If you’re in the mood for knots, Tim Flagler’s excellent video demonstration of how to tie a Nail Knot will have you tying (or re-tying) butt-to-fly-line connections in no time at all. Tim’s is a faster version — sometimes called …
This week Phil Monahan, former long-time editor of American Angler magazine, will begin responding to reader-submitted questions in a new section of our site and homepage called “Fine Lines.” He starts with something very simple: how to unravel prepackaged leaders … more