Basic Fishing Knots

There are so many great fishing knots that it can be hard to remember all of them. But that is not a problem since many knots cover the same needs. Most anglers are doing just fine knowing just a few fishing knots. This collection of basic fishing knots will provide you with some essential knots that will cover almost any need. You don't even have to know all of them.

Basic line to tackle fishing knots

Uni knot

The Uni Knot is in many ways a great knot. If you only wan't to learn one knot then the uni knot is...

Palomar Knot

The Palomar Knot is both quick an easy to tie. It is also very strong and therefor a very popular...

Grinner Knot

The Grinner Knot is a very strong knot that works with all line types also braided lines. The...

Clinch Knot

The clinch knot is simple and is probably the most popular fishing knot for attaching a line to a...

Basic loop fishing knots

Dropper Loop

The Dropper loop is a classic loop knot which is often used on multi-hook fishing lines and bait...

Perfection Loop

The Perfection Loop is a great knot for tying a small loop at the end of the line. The Perfection...

Rapala Knot

The Rapala Knot is the knot that the Rapala brothers recommend to use with Rapala lures. The Rapala...

Basic fishing knots for joining two lines

Double Uni Knot

The Double Uni Knot is used to join lines of similar of different diameters. It is based on the...

Surgeon's Knot

The Surgeon's Knot is a great multipurpose knot. The surgeon's knot can be used for joining lines...

Albright Knot

The Albright Knot is by many considered the best knot for joining two lines of greatly differnt...

Blood Knot

The Blood Knot is used to join two similar size lines. The blood knot maintains a high portion of...


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