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Browsing the "Albright Knot" Tag

Tying the Haywire Twist is the tricky part, not the Albright Knot connection

The Albright combining with the Haywire Twist is synonymous with the Keys' most famous guide, Jimmy Albright. [...]

September 11, 2019 Fly Fishing, fly tying knots, Knots, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, tying knots

Opinion: Being wise is being nuts about your knots 

A knot could save your life, someone else's life, keep you hooked to a fish, and maintain the value of the property you're hauling by staying secure in transit. [...]

July 30, 2019 Knots, Opinion, RECENT, Slide

It’s not the uni-knot, it’s the Duncan Loop

There is no controversy regarding the Duncan Loop being the correct name of the loop knot that has universal relevance in fly fishing circles. [...]

June 11, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Florida, Fly Fishing, Fly Fishing History Makers, Slide

Is it a new knot? No, I’m a frayed knot

The Bristol knot is stronger than a Surgeons or Albright, according to the IGFA's Instron Machine tests. Also, it is easier to tie. [...]

June 27, 2018 RECENT, Slide

May the knots be with you

The knot choice made to tie a fly onto the tippet is only and always about the action you want out of the fly. If a toothy animal it’s a wire knot, if not, your call [...]

June 20, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Jimmy Albright’s namesake knot still reigns

Your cold, you're wet, the sea is rolling, and you need to tie a Haywire to mono. You'd better know how to tie the Albright. It's quick and easy. [...]

April 20, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: A subtle modification to the Albright Knot makes it mo betta

In fly fishing knot making is a more complicated issue than in conventional fishing because there aren't clips and hardware to make life easier. This video of the Reverse Albright applies to both fly fishing and conventional fishing [...]

January 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos