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These are the knots you really do need to know how to tie if your chances of getting a good fish safely into your cockpit are not going to be significantly reduced.
Arbor knot - For attaching your line to the spool of your reel;
Uni-knot - For attaching nylon line to straight-eyed hooks, swivels and other hardware;
Braid knot - For attaching braid line to hooks, swivels and other hardware;
Snood knot (or Snell knot) - For joining nylon line to hooks with cranked eyes;
Dropper Loop - For forming a loop in nylon line which stands off at 90 degrees;
Cow hitch - For attaching a hook to a dropper loop;
Albright Knot - For connecting mono lines of different diameters, or connecting a nylon line to a single-strand wire leader;
Haywire Twist - For attaching single-strand wire line to a hook, swivel or lure;
Rapala Knot - The best knot to use for attaching a lure to mono line;
Leader Knot - For connecting a light nylon line to a heavier nylon leader.
All these knots are fully illustrated with clear written instructions on how to tie them properly.
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A Depth Fish!
It was 2001 and we were cruising down the English coast (from Germany) it was evening and there was no wind. The boat, a 36ft racing boat, only had a tiller …
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