Fishing Knots For Striped Bass Fishing

This section provides information about fishing knots.

Fishing Knots

Some important fishing knots and their use are listed below.

Imprved Cinch knot

Improved Clinch Knot - This knot is used to tie your line or leader to a hook, lure, or swivel. It works best with monofilament up to 20 pound test.

Palomar Knot

Palomar Knot - This knot is also used to tie your line to a hook, lure, or swivel. It is considered an extra strong knot, and is recommended for use with braided line.

Albright Knot - This knot is used to join braided line to mono of larger diameter.

Uni Knot - This knot is a versatile knot that can be adapted to many purposes including snelling, connecting hooks, swivels and lures with a loop, and joining two lines.

Blood Knot - Used to tie or join line or leader together. Thus knot works best when the lines are equal or nearly equal diameter.

Albright Knot

Surgeons Loop - This knot is used to make a loop at the end of a line or leader for attaching sinkers or other terminal gear.

Surgeons Knot - This knot is used to join two line of moderately unequal size.

Dropper Loop - The dropper loop creates a loop in a leader that can be used to attach a hook or fly. It is used to build High-Low rigs and provide loops for attaching Teasers.

Snell Knot - This knot is used to attach a leader to a hook that will be used to hold bait.

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