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Surgeon’s Knot

How To Tie A Surgeon’s Knot In this video, Alvin DeDeaux demonstrates how to tie a Surgeon’s Knot. The Surgeon’s Knot is our prefered method of attaching tippet to tippet. It is faster and easier to tie than a Blood Knot and the time you save outweighs the knot strength you gain from Blood Knot. Quick Tip: When attaching two separate pieces of tippet, be sure to never jump more than two tippet sizes.  For Read More

Blood Knot

How To Tie A Blood Knot In this video  Alvin DeDeaux demonstrates how to tie a Blood Knot. The  blood Knot is a clean and streamlined way to attach leader to tippet and/or tippet to tippet. It is also a stronger and more secure knot in comparison to the Surgeon’s Knot.  However, the disadvantage is it take a little more time, and is extremely difficult to do with cold fingers when fishing in the winter. Read More

Albright Knot

How To Tie An Albright Knot In this video  Alvin DeDeaux demonstrates how to tie an Albright Knot. The Albright Knot is our prefered method of attaching fly line to backing.  Many people will use a Knail Knot, but for the once in a lifetime chance you will get to see your backing, you want the strongest knot which is the Albright. We Also use the albright for attaching two drastically different diameters of tippet. Read More

Improved Clinch Knot

How To Tie an Improved Clinch Knot In this video  Alvin DeDeaux demonstrates how to tie an Improved Clinch Knot. The improved Clinch knot adds one step to the standard clinch knot and improves the overall knot strength.  Once threaded through the hook eye, make five-seven twists and pull the tag-end through the opening that forms in front of the hook eye and then pass the tag end through the loop that forms above the Read More

Clinch Knot

How To Tie A clinch Knot In this video  Alvin DeDeaux demonstrates how to tie a clinch knot. A clinch knot is the fastest and easiest method of attaching a fly to tippet.  Once threaded through the hook eye, make seven twists and pull the tag-end through the opening that forms in front of the hook eye. Quick Tip: Remember to moisten the knot before cinching down the knot. Alvin is a good friend of Read More

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