Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Knots" Tag

Industry News: RIO hits the mark with tell all knot vids

“We wanted to create a resource for anglers to easily learn more about a variety of knots and to learn how different leader and tippet materials influence the end result" [...]

June 2, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Feature Story: Backing; when the fish takes you there…

Backing materials act as your insurance policy against break-offs from running fresh and saltwater fish like tarpon, giant trevally, jacks, sharks, steelhead... [...]

May 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Davy Knot – A terminal knot that out performs the clinch?

The Davy Knot is so fast to tie, it's extremely popular with tournament anglers constrained by time limits. That's also an endorsement of the knots under-fire integrity [...]

April 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Tips & Tactics: The essential loop knot

The Non-Slip Loop Knot was popularized by its author, Lefty Kreh. Lefty is certainly fly fishing's most famous personality. [...]

January 29, 2015 FEATURE STORY, 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

Worth Knowing: Monofilament and fluorocarbon leader material

The chemistry of monofilament and fluorcarbon lines makes them distinctly different performers in the real world of actually fishing, and that alone is every anglers advantage. Keep a progressive, open state of mind and you'll fish mo-betta [...]

December 11, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Worth Knowing

Video: A variation on the Turle knot – in 10 seconds

Brad Miller shows how tie an efficient terminal connection knot that can be tied in less than ten seconds [...]

May 30, 2014 RECENT, Slide, Videos

Tips & Tactics: Leaders- mono vs. fluoro

Fluorocarbon lines are thinner pound test for pound test and are far more UV resistant and absorb zero water for a longer life span. [...]

January 21, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Knots: Simply, the Blood Knot

The blood knot is a 100% knot - when tied properly. Follow and learn these easy illustrations to tie it right every time... [...]

October 9, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Knots: The Dropper Loop – a good way to increase your chances

The Dropper loop knot can be used for a multitude of uses including attaching hooks, flies, and sinkers. [...]

July 9, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot