Fishing Knots

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How to Make Sure Fly Line Knot Failure Doesn’t Happen to You

September 11, 2014
I've got an embarrassing confession to make: I lost what could have been the best smallmouth bass I ever caught on a fly early this season because my tippet knot failed. Obviously, I can't tell you…
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Rope Knot Library: How to Tie a Square Rope Knot

April 21, 2014
How to Tie the Square Rope Knot The Reef Knot or Square Rope Knot is quick and easy to tie; it is a good knot for securing non-critical items. Not to be trusted to join two ropes together. This knot…
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Fishing Knots: The Professional Fishing Guide (infographic)

October 22, 2013
Learn to Tie Fishing Knots With This Handy Step by Step Picture Guide. Get knot tying tips from the professionals on the loop, palomar, uni and more! We asked some of the Bass Pro Shops fishing pros…
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What the Pros Say: What is Your Go-To Fishing Knot? (video)

October 10, 2013
We asked some of our fishing Pros what kind of knots they prefer to use and under what conditions. As is often the case, they came through with some helpful tips. Here are a few how-to-tie fishing…
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Fishing Knot Library: How to Tie the Perfection Loop Fishing Knot

October 9, 2013
How to Tie Fishing Line: Perfection Loop Fishing Knot Instructions Strong and effective, the Perfection Loop knot is a favorite for tying a loop at the end of the fishing line. Besides being strong…
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Fishing Knot Library: How to Tie the Uni Knot

October 8, 2013
How to Tie Fishing Line: Uni Fishing Knot Instructions Also known as the Grinner Knot, the Uni Knot is a good and dependable fishing knot for monofilament to terminal tackle connections. Some…
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Fishing Knot Library: Palomar Knot

September 10, 2013
Palomar Knot: How-to-tie fishing line knot instructions The Palomar Knot comes close to being a 100 percent knot when tied properly. Be sure that when the hook or lure is passed through the loop…
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Fishing Knot Library: How to Tie a Non Slip Loop Knot

August 29, 2013
How to Tie Fishing Line: Non-Slip Loop Knot Instructions The Non-Slip Mono Loop is also known as the “Kreh Loop” as it has been popularized by fishing legend Lefty Kreh. As its name suggests it…
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Fishing Knot Library: How to Tie the Improved Clinch Knot

August 22, 2013
How to Tie Fishing Line: Improved Clinch Knot instructions The Improved Clinch is a time-tested and a very popular choice for tying terminal tackle to monofilament line. It is quick and easy to tie…
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Fishing Knot Library: How to Tie the Double Uni Knot in 4 Easy Steps

August 5, 2013
How to Tie Fishing Line: Double Uni Knot Instructions This knot is used by anglers in both salt and fresh water for joining lines of similar or different strengths. It works well and some find it…
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Fishing Knot Library: How to Tie the Dropper Loop Knot

August 2, 2013
How to Tie Fishing Line: Dropper Loop Fishing Knot Instructions Using a dropper loop is a method of attaching additional flies, baits or jigs to a single fishing line. If the loop is tied…
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Fishing Knot Library: How to Tie the Blood Knot

July 28, 2013
How to Tie Fishing Line: Blood Knot Instructions Used for joining two lines together, the Blood Knot is a tried and true fishing knot and a favorite of fly fishermen. The strength of the knot is…