The Pocket Guide to Fishing Knots

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Most Important Knots for Fresh and Salt Water

Author: Joseph B. Healy

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 200

View: 413

Anyone who has spent time on the water knows that fishing success comes down to effective connections—the angler must first ensure that the knot connections throughout the fishing line are sound and appropriate for the task at hand. A failed knot—picture a wind knot tarpon leader made a huge silver king pulls hit a fly or a seven-pound bass pulls free because of a poorly tied attachment to your crankbait—will bring your otherwise happy day to a screeching halt and leave you muttering about what might have been. In The Pocket Guide to Fishing Knots, learn the knots of success, and why the connections are recommended by the country's top anglers. Some of the knots featured here include: Blood knot Perfection loop Improved clinch Double surgeon's Albright knot Whether you’ve spent a lifetime fishing the waters of the world, or this is your first season casting a line, The Pocket Guide to Fishing Knots will be sure to help you get your biggest catch yet.

The Orvis Guide to Leaders, Knots, and Tippets

A Detailed, Streamside Field Guide To Leader Construction, Fly-Fishing Knots, Tippets and More

Author: Tom Rosenbauer

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 168

View: 877

Every fly fisher knows how crucial leader construction and knot tying are. But with continual changes in line technology, what served as effective leader and tippet connections a decade ago might not be optimal now. By updating the original Orvis Streamside Guide to Leaders, Knots, and Tippets, this handy take-along book addresses the technical issues surrounding leaders and connections in relation to state-of-the-art line materials and types, and details the best overall knots for fly-line connections. Staying connected to the fish just got easier!

Pocket Guide to Fly Fishing Knots

Author: Ron Cordes

Publisher: Pocket Guides Pub Incorporated


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 28

View: 781

This handy guide is an almost indestructible how-to tool. It includes need-to-know information about the knots most critical to fly-fishermen. Best of all, the guide is waterproof, dirt-proof and pocket-sized, so you can take it everywhere!

The Pocket Guide to Prepper Knots

A Practical Resource to Knots That Can Help You Survive

Author: Patty Hahne

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

View: 890

Knowing the ropes when a catastrophic situation strikes can be the key to survival, and in The Pocket Guide to Prepper Knots, Patty Hahne demonstrates the most important multi-purpose knots preppers should be prepared to know. Illustrated with step-by-step instructions for tying them and the knots being used in various situations, the book covers such topic as: •The uses for various types of ropes as well as their advantages and disadvantages •How putting a knot in a rope affects its overall strength •Why being proficient in a few multi-purpose knots is more beneficial than being vaguely familiar with a large number of knots •And much more The Pocket Guide to Prepper Knots is a valuable addition to any prepper’s book collection. Its compact design makes it easy to carry in a purse or pocket, stored in the car, or slipped into a bug-out bag.

Pocket Guide to Knots

Author: Lindsey Philpott

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 250

View: 834

Knots can be used for a variety of applications, and knowing which one to tie and how to tie it correctly is an invaluable skill for anyone involved in sailing, climbing or other outdoor activities. Pocket Guide to Knots provides comprehensive instructions for tying more than 100 popular knots commonly used in climbing, hiking, boating, camping and fishing. An introductory section outlines the basics of rope construction, the many different types of ropes and cordage, as well as their maintenance and care, and also delves into the interesting history of knots and knot tying. The chapters are arranged by 'family' for easy identification, each knot featuring detailed tying instructions and step- by- step photography in full colour, as well as tips and lore, important advice on strength and security, and a quick-reference system that indicates suitable applications.

Field Guide to Fishing Knots

Essential Knots for Freshwater and Saltwater Angling

Author: Darren Brown

Publisher: Wilderness Adventures Press


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 90

View: 645

Pocket Guide to Fly Fishing for Trout

Author: Jim Gilford

Publisher: Stackpole Books


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 96

View: 516

The basics of fly fishing for trout, offered in a fully illustrated, pocket-sized format. Emphasizes the fundamentals: gear selection, knots, casting, and presentation.