Arbor knot

Arbor Knot

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In fly-fishing the Arbor Knot is used to secure the backing to the spool. It works with braided backing as well as mono and gelspun.

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Non-slip Loop Knot

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Use this loop knot to tie your fly on and leave it loose for maximum action. As the name implies, once you’ve eased the knot tight, unlike the Duncan Loop, this loop cannot be adjusted. The Non-slip Loop works well with … Continue reading

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Duncan Loop Knot

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Use this loop knot to tie your fly on and leave it loose for maximum action. Tighten by pulling slowly on the tag. Ease the knot tight and adjust the loop size by sliding the knot up or down the … Continue reading

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Your First Rod

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Your first fly rod is an important purchase at any price level. We need to consider: length, line size & cost! Do not be too concerned about nuances of rod action at this stage, ‘middle vs. tip vs. slow etc.,’ … Continue reading

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Blood Knot

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The Blood Knot is good for building leaders where line of similar diameter and material are to be joined. The blood knot is one of the best for producing a leader with droppers. When creating droppers remember to allow extra … Continue reading