How-To Videos on Best Fishing Knots to Know

You can't have much success on the water if you're not tying good fishing knots.

Here are 10 YouTube videos from OSG companies and elsewhere that may help you on your next trip to the lake. (File photo)

So, with the help of the Outdoor Sportsman Group family, which owns many outdoor sports-related media properties, including Game & Fish Magazines, as well as help from other YouTube posters,we offer the following roundup of important fishing knots to know.

Some are easy, some not so much, but are effective in avoiding a lost fish once pressure is applied to the end of the line.

Even the most knowledgeable knot-tyer can benefit with the content below.

Here are 10 YouTube videos from OSG companies and elsewhere that may help you on your next trip to the lake.

Via WFN: World Fishing Network

How To Tie A Palomar Fishing Knot

JP DeRose provides step-by-step instructions for how to properly tie a palomar knot.

Via WFN: World Fishing Network

How To Tie An Improved Clinch Knot

JP DeRose shows how to tie an improved clinch knot, one of the most popular and useful fishing knots out there.

Via WFN: World Fishing Network

The Perfect Fishing Knot For Skein

JP DeRose shows how to snell your hook for skein fishing.

Via FLSportsman

Loop Knots: When, Why and How

Reel Time Florida Sportsman host, Capt. George Gozdz, discusses when and why to use loop knots. He also shows how to tie his favorite loop knot.

Via FLSportsman

Tying a Bimini Twist

Andrew Jones joins the FS crew to explain some of the finer points of offshore big game trolling. During this FS Seminar, Jones explains how to tie a bimini twist, a must-know knot for any offshore fisherman.

Via FLSportsman

Improved Albright Knot - Braid to Mono

Reel Time Florida Sportsman host, Capt. George Gozdz teaches us how to tie the improved albright knot. This is a very popular knot for tying monofilament leaders to braid and has excellent breaking strength.

Via GulfCoastFishing89

Basic Fishing Knots

Multiple drawings of fishing knots.

Via WhyKnot

How To Tie A Blood Knot

Knot tying video tutorial. Learn how to make a blood knot. Easy step by step instructions in this guide.

Via Catfish and Carp

10 Fishing knots for hooks, lure and swivels

This video explains how to tie a fishing knot; How to tie a palomar knot; how to tie a knotless knot, hot to tie a stopper knot, how to tie a hair rig, how to tie a stinger rig, how to tie an egg loop.

Via Top Videos Fishing

Top 9 Fishing Knots

Knowing how to tie a proper and effective fishing knot is essential'¦imperative, even. The perfect knot is the single most crucial link between you and your catch.

Palomar knot (File photo)

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