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  • 2 Tough Knots for Flipping Pitching & Casting

    Ryan DeChaine | Wired2Fish
    03/20/2016

    Elite Series pro Mark Menendez shares his two favorite knots for heavy flipping, pitching and casting situations.

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  • How to Tie the Improved Clinch Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    09/16/2014

    Here is a quick video on one of the first knots many of us learned to tie from our fathers and how it is still just as effective today. Terry Bolton discusses why he still uses it 95 % of the time and how easy it is to tie in ...

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  • How to Tie a Uni Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    08/10/2014

    We've had a lot of requests for simple videos on how to tie knots after the popularity of our guide for 15 Knots Every Angler Should Know.

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  • 4 Easy Tips to Tying Better Fishing Knots

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    01/21/2014

    So the most basic element of fishing is your connection to what it is you intend to fool the bass into biting so that you can hook the fish, fight him with your rod and reel and capture the fish. Whether an angler chooses to fish for bass with live bait or artifical bass lures, ...

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  • How to Tie the Trilene Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    12/02/2013

    This knot is very similar to the Improved Clinch but with one variation. To Tie: First, 1) pass the tag end through the eye of the hook, make a very small loop and pass it through again. Then, 2) wrap your tag end up the line 5-7 times. Then, 2) pass the tag end through ...

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  • How to Tie the Improved Clinch Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    12/02/2013

    This if often called the clinch, cinch or other variation of the two. It’s maybe the simplest of the knots to tie and is pretty strong. Some folks have seen this knot slip with braid but doubling the line can often fix that. To Tie: To start, 1) pass your ...

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  • How to Tie the Palomar Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    12/02/2013

    Maybe the most fundamentally known knot in bass fishing, and with the creation of fluorocarbon, maybe the most discussed and argued knot used by bass fishermen. The knot is simple to tie, very strong if tied correctly, with no crossing, and works for most every type of line. To Tie: Start by 1) doubling your ...

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  • How to Tie an Arbor Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    12/01/2013

    This is a great line for tying fluorocarbon and monofilament to fishing reels or to tying off filler spools for storage without rubber bands or other line holding things like tape or notches in the spool. It’s a simple jam but it won’t secure the line to a reel spool if the line doesn’t stretch. ...

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  • How to Tie the Doubled-Uni Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    12/01/2013

    Another variation of the uni knot, the doubled-uni knot is simply what it implies, doubling the line and tying a uni with the line doubled. It gives you more coverage of knot on your lure or hook and makes a stronger knot, but it is easier to get your wraps messed up with this much ...

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  • How to Tie the J-Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    12/01/2013

    Another good leader to main line knot of varying materials and diameters, the J-Knot is one that will require you cut a length of leader off before you tie it because the entire leader has to pass through the knot when tying it. To Tie: To start, pass the lines tag ends parallel to each ...

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  • How to Tie the Eugene Slip Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    12/01/2013

    This is a knot we picked up from Elite Series pro James Niggemeyer that we really like. It’s quick, simple and strong. To Tie: Start by passing the tag end through the eyelet and then running it parallel to the mainline and then doubling it back down to form a big loop. Next, 2) wrap ...

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  • How to Tie the Rapala Loop Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    12/01/2013

    Loop knots give you a good alternative for topwater baits that don't have split rings. You can allow the bait to move side to side more with a loop knot and lets baits walk that don't ordinarily walk well. The Rapala Knot is a fairly popular loop knot for bigger lures and you can manage ...

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  • How to Tie the Uni Snell Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    12/01/2013

    This knot has been around for ever for presenting live bait, tying leaders to hooks for other rigs and more. But it gained popularity in bass fishing about a decade ago when anglers discovered how effective it was when a hook is snelled and pegged against a bullet weight. It can cause the hook to ...

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  • How to Tie the Uni Slip Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    12/01/2013

    A very overlooked and powerful knot in bass fishing. The Uni Slip is a staple knot among saltwater anglers. This is the knot of preference for several professional anglers who think the palomar knot has too many shortcomings. To Tie: Start by 1) passing the line through the eye then running it parallel to the ...

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  • Is This the Best Knot for Braid?

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    11/15/2013

    Bassmaster Elite Series pro Russ Lane talks about his favorite fishing knot for fishing with braid. He likes the Modified Improved Clinch or the Trilene Knot as it has more commonly known. This knot is very easy to tie and cinches down tight on the tag end to help reduce ...

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  • A Simple Loop Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    06/26/2013

    Check out our Fishing Knot Guide for more tips on other great knots for bass fishing and all freshwater fishing. Terry Scroggins walks through how he ties a loop knot for his topwater lures when bass fishing. ...

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  • Modified Albright Knot to Join Braid, Fluoro

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    05/15/2013

    Check out our Fishing Knot Guide for more tips on other great knots for bass fishing and all freshwater fishing. Video Transcript: Hi this is Kevin Hawk, Bass Masters Elite Series Pro. And today I’m going to show you how to tie a modified albright knot. I really like the ...

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  • How to Tie a Quick Snell Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    04/30/2013

    Check out our Fishing Knot Guide for more tips on other great knots for bass fishing and all freshwater fishing. Video Transcript: Hi this is Elite Series Pro Kevin Hawk and I’m going to show you how to tie a snell knot. Anytime I’m pitching and flipping with either braided ...

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  • How to Tie a Simple Loop Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    12/31/2012

    Jonathan Newton ties a quick loop knot in this short fishing tip video. Check out our Fishing Knot Guide for more tips on other great knots for bass fishing and all freshwater fishing. Video Transcript: One question I get asked frequently is how to tie a loop knot. I tie ...

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  • How to Tie a Eugene Slip Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    11/08/2012

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  • How to Tie the Half and Half Knot

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    10/26/2012

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  • How to Tie the Half and Half Fishing Knot (Double

    admin | Wired2Fish
    10/25/2012

    We received information of a cool new knot from Sunline about a month ago. Word was that several folks in the Sunline offices back in Japan were using this knot and loved how strong it was in the breaking strength tests. So we asked them to send instructions on how to tie it and let ...

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  • How Strong is Your Fishing Knot and Fishing Line?

    Jason Sealock | Wired2Fish
    09/24/2012

    Sunline recently released to us some of their line strength and knot strength testing results and the information is very interesting to the "geeky" anglers in us. We especially found that the knot that performed the best across all three -- fluorocarbon, monofilament and braid -- was a knot we've never used called the Half ...

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  • Tying the Palomar Knot

    admin | Wired2Fish
    09/12/2012

    Video Transcript: Hey I’m Bass Master Elite Series Pro Pete Ponds. I want to talk to you today about knots. So many people get so wound up into knots. To be honest with you, I want a knot that I can tie really fast, really effective and get back to ...

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  • How to Tie the San Diego Jam Knot

    Terry Brown | Wired2Fish
    07/17/2012

    The San Diego Jam Knot is one of the strongest and most versatile knots an angler can use. Easy to tie and can be used on braid, mono and fluoro equally well. Check it out. ...

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