Four Essential Fishing Knots with #1 Best Selling Knot Author John Sherry

Essential Fishing KnotsFour Essential Fishing Knots with #1 Best Selling Knot Author John Sherry

If you’ve ever gone fishing with a friend only to watch out of the corner of your eye to learn how to tie a fishing knot, these videos are for you. How about lost a fish due to your hook coming off, again, these videos are for you. While backstage at a concert in Bakersfield, Ca., I’ve asked  John Sherry, author of the #1 best selling knot guides in the USA, to teach me four essential fishing knots to know. Forget all the rest. These four essential fishing knots will give you a great foundation and arsenal of knots for your next fishing expedition. John’s waterproof knot guides have been used by the department of defense, U.S. Customs and can be found at Bass Pro, Cabelas, and everywhere in-between as well as a best selling phone app.. John’s guides have been teaching the world to tie knots since 1993. Featuring easy to follow knot tying illustrations and animated knots for tying the appropriate knot for your needs.


Essential Fishing Knots #1- The Uni Knot

Also known as the Grinner Knot the Uni Knot is a good and dependable knot for monofilament to terminal tackle connections. Some anglers find it easier to tie than the Improved Clinch and equally dependable. *


Essential Fishing Knots #2 – The Palomar Knot

The Palomar Knot comes close to being a 100% knot when tied properly. Be sure that when the hook or lure is passed through the loop that all parts of the knot cinch up together. Many depictions of this knot elsewhere make it look like the loop part of the knot goes up against the bottom of the eye of the hook or lure. The knot can fail if tied in that manner. This is also the best knot to use with braided fishing line. *


Essential Fishing Knots #3 – The Double Uni-Knot

This knot is used by anglers in both salt and fresh water for joining lines of similar or different strengths. It works well and some find it easier to tie than the Blood Knot. When tying in braided line to monofilament, make 8 turns with the slippery braided line and 5+ turns with the mono..*


Essential Fishing Knots #4 – The Surgeon’s End Loop

The popularity of the Surgeon’s End Loop lies in its simplicity as well as its strength. Two overhand knots with doubled line and you’re done! *


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