The Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Lines, and Leaders

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Whether you're fly-fishing, trolling, spinning, or surfcasting, your knots must hold well, be easy to remember, and help the lure to wriggle. The Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Leaders, and Lines teaches anglers the best way to tie reliable, workable knots. Knots you already know and unusual special-purpose knots are depicted in color photographs tied with thick monofilament, so you don't have to guess what each knot is really supposed to look like. There are descriptions of fifty knots, and tips to improve ...
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Overview


Whether you're fly-fishing, trolling, spinning, or surfcasting, your knots must hold well, be easy to remember, and help the lure to wriggle. The Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Leaders, and Lines teaches anglers the best way to tie reliable, workable knots. Knots you already know and unusual special-purpose knots are depicted in color photographs tied with thick monofilament, so you don't have to guess what each knot is really supposed to look like. There are descriptions of fifty knots, and tips to improve your tackle and simplify life for yourself—because the fish make fishing hard enough! The Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Leaders, and Lines also offers clear instructions for tying winning leaders, tips for selecting lines, and up-to-date information from the field that will bring you the quickest, slickest, and best catch ever.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781602392243
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/31/2008
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 303,345
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Lindsey Philpott is the president of the Pacific Americas Branch of the
International Guild of Knot Tyers. He has provided forensic knot analyses in criminal cases and teaches rigging and rope work.
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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     v
What You Need To Know About Knots     1
Knot Terminology
How Knots Work
How to Work with Line
How to Finish the Line
What Not to Do
What You Need to Know About Line     11
Monofilament
Braided Line
Multifilament
Fluorocarbon
Wire
Knots for Wire
Figure Eight Knot
Haywire Twist
Knots You Need to Know     21
Arbor Knot
Australian Braid
Bimini Twist
Crawford Knot
Improved Clinch Knot
Jansik Special
Japanese Fisherman's Knot
Offshore Swivel Knot
Orvis Knot
Overhand Knot
Palomar Knot
Snelling
Trilene Knot
Line to Line Knots-Making Ends Meet     63
Albright Knot with a Lock
Bending Monel to Braid
Blood Knot (Simple)
Complex Blood Knot
Huffnagle Knot
Surgeon's Knot
Getting Hooked with Loops     85
Interlocking Loops
Duncan Loop
Egg Loop (aka Salmon Egg Loop)
Homer Rhode Loop
Mono Loop (non-slip)
Perfection Loop (aka Angler's Loop)
Surgeon's Loop
Splicing a Loop in Dacron
Knots for Fly-fishing     115
Albright Knot
Bimini Twist
Figure Eight Knot (with Orvis Loop Variation)
Non-Slip Mono Loop
Neater (Needle) Nail Knot
Surgeon's Knot & Loop
Trilene Knot
George Harvey Dry-Fly Knot
Whipped Loop
Nail Knots-Now You'll Know     127
Tube Nail Knot
Emergency Nail Knot
Needle Nail Knot Alternative
Double Nail Knot
Nail Knot with a Loop
Other Helpful Knots to Know     143
ParagumKnot
Improved Turle Knot
Whip Finish Snell
World's Fair Knot
Building Terminal Rigs     159
Leaders for Fly Fishing
Dropper Loop
Fish-Finder Rig
Adding a Leader Anywhere with the Longliner's Knot
Shock Leader
Last Thoughts     173
Shock Cords
Shoelaces
Lanyard for License
The Best Spectra Knot
Glossary     193
Bibliography     197
Index     199
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