This guide provides simplified step-by-step reference on how to tie the most popular outdoor knots including those used for boating, fishing, climbing and camping. Learn a variety of ways to tie on to a post or rail, join lines together, shorten ropes, stop a line from running, bind materials together and rig climbing knots and fishing tackle. Pocket-sized and practically indestructible, this is a lightweight, portable multi-tool that can be used to solve a variety of outdoor challenges.
About the Author
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh’s path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.
With 650+ titles in print and 6.5 million copies sold, Waterford Press publishes the largest line of folding-format reference guides in the industry. Our mission is to connect people to the natural world by making knowledge about wildlife identification, outdoor recreation, travel, and safety and survival skills accessible to a wide audience.