Fishing knots
This list of knots includes many alternate names for common knots. Knot names have evolved over time and there are many conflicting or confusing naming issues. The overhand knot, for example, is also ...
Palomar knot
The Palomar knot /ˈpæləmɑr/ is a knot that is used for securing a fishing line to a fishing lure, snap or swivel.To tie the knot first double 8-12" of line into a loop and pass it through the eye of t...
Palomar knot - Wikipedia
Half blood knot
The half blood knot (also clinch knot) is a knot that is used for securing a fishing line to a fishing lure, snap or swivel. When two half blood knots are used to join two lines they are considered a...
Albright special
The Albright special or Albright knot is a knot (properly, a bend) used in angling. It is a strong knot used to tie two different diameters of line together, for instance to tie monofilament to braid....
Turle knot
A turle knot is a knot used while fishing for tying a hook or fly to a leader. It is named after Major William Greer Turle, a 19th-century English angler who popularized the knot but did not claim to ...
Turle knot - Wikipedia
Uni knot
The uni knot is a multi purpose fishing knot that can be used for attaching the fishing line to the arbor of a reel, for joining lines, and for attaching lures, snaps, and swivels.
The knot, shown...
Uni knot - Wikipedia
Snell knot
The snell knot is a hitch knot used to attach an eyed fishing hook to fishing line. Hooks tied with a snell knot provide an even, straight-line pull to the fish. It passes through the eye of the hook,...
Blood knot
A blood knot (barrel knot) is most usefully employed for joining sections of monofilament nylon line while maintaining a high portion of the line's inherent strength. Other knots used for this purpos...
Blood knot - Wikipedia
Surgeon's knot
The surgeon's knot is a simple modification to the reef knot. It adds an extra twist when tying the first throw, forming a double overhand knot. The additional turn provides more friction and can re...
Surgeon's knot - Wikipedia
Knotless knot
The knotless knot is a hitch knot used to attach an eyed fishing hook to fishing line while leaving a length of line hanging below the hook. The extra length of line can then be used as the hair of a...
Angler's loop
An Angler's loop is a type of knot which forms a fixed loop. Useful for fine or slippery line, it is one of the few loop knots which holds well in bungee cord. It is quite secure but it jams badly a...
Angler's loop - Wikipedia
Fisherman's knot
The fisherman's knot is a bend (a knot for joining two lines) with a symmetrical structure consisting of two overhand knots, each tied around the standing part of the other. Other names for the fisher...
Fisherman's knot - Wikipedia
Trilene knot
The Trilene knot /ˈtraɪliːn/ is a multi purpose fishing knot that can be used for attaching monofilament line to hooks, swivels and lures. It resists slippage and failures.
Nail knot
The nail knot, also known as the tube knot or gryp knot, is mostly used in carp and fly-fishing. The nail knot was named because a nail was inserted as a guide when threading the line. Today, it is ea...
Triple fisherman's knot
The triple fisherman's knot is a bend knot, used to join two ends of rope together. It is an extension of the double fisherman's knot and is recommended for tying slippery, stiff ultra high molecular...
Bimini twist
The Bimini twist is a fishing knot used for offshore trolling and sportsfishing and the creation of double-line leaders. A Bimini twist creates a loop at the end of the line in which it is tied. The ...
Arbor knot
The Arbor knot is a typical fishers' knot. Its primary use is to attach fishing line to the arbor of a fishing reel.
An arbor knot is tied by first passing the line around the reel arbor. The tag ...
Arbor knot - Wikipedia
Improved clinch knot
The improved clinch knot is a knot that is used for securing a fishing line to the fishing lure, but can also affix fishing line to a swivel, clip, or artificial fly. This is a common knot used by mo...
Improved clinch knot - Wikipedia