Category Archives: knots

Fishing knots tied in monofilamant and braided lines.

Improved Clinch Knot Video – This Knot is Used for Almost Everything!

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Improved Clinch Knot – Very strong, plus it is easy to learn and remember by Allan Burgess  If my memory serves me correctly the Improved Clinch was the first knot I learnt to tie over four decades ago. It is one of those knots that can be used for almost everything. That includes tying on hooks, flies, sinkers, lures and so on.  I More...

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Tying the Uni Knot.
By Allan Burgess On Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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Uni Knot – One of the best, easily learnt, and strongest fishing knots

Uni Knot – One of the best, most versatile, easily learnt, and strongest fishing knots for both monofilament and braid by Allan Burgess If I had to choose the best, most versatile, fishing knot then I would More...

Tying the Tube Knot. How to Snell a fish Hook.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Tying the Tube Knot – Snelling a Tuna Circle Hook – Video

Tying the Tube Knot – Snelling a Tuna Circle Hook with 80lb Monofilament Line Video Video description: How to snell a fish hook using a Tube or Nail knot. In this case, we are tying 80lb monofilament to a More...

Practical Knots for Todays Fisherman
By Allan Burgess On Monday, August 3rd, 2015
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Practical Knots for Today’s Fisherman – Presented by Maxima Premium Fishing Line

Practical Fishing Knots Here are just about all the knots the fisherman will ever need. Maxima Practical Fishing Knots pdf. Improved Clinch Knot, Palomar Knot, Uni-Knot, Snelling a Hook, Blood Knot, Surgeon’s More...

The job of tying droppers is made easier if you clamp an upturned screwdriver in a bench top vice.
By Allan Burgess On Friday, March 13th, 2015
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Tying Home Made Fishing Rigs – Terminal Tackle

Tying Simple Fishing Rigs The job of tying droppers is made easier if you clamp an upturned screwdriver in a bench top vice. Tying droppers in monofilament fishing line to form a sprat, surfcasting, or boat fishing More...

Keep pre-tied groper rigs in zip-lock plastic bags.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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High Performance Deepwater Groper Rig

The author with a Fiordland groper taken on the rig described in this article. High-Performance Deepwater Groper Rig   by Allan Burgess Here is a ‘high performance’ groper rig for those More...