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Knots
The Complete Book of Fishing Knots The Complete Book of Fishing Knots
Fundamental Knots/Loop Knots/Joining Knots/Hook, Lure, Swivel and Sinker Knots, Other Useful Knots
by Geoffrey Budworth

A well-tied knot can mean the difference between success and failure for fishermen - and nothing is more frustrating to an angler than losing the prize of a day or of a lifetime because of carelessness or an ill-chosen knot. The Complete Book of Fishing Knots contains easy-to-follow expert instruction for all fishermen on how to tie eighty important knots.

Geoff Wilson's Complete Book of Fishing Knots and Rigs Geoff Wilson's Complete Book of Fishing Knots & Rigs
by Geoff Wilson

This book by master tier Geoff Wilson is a classic. 123 of the best fishing knots for freshwater and saltwater, gear and fly anglers. All knots are beautifully drawn with accompanying clear explanations.

Practical Fishing Knots Practical Fishing Knots
by Mark Sosin, Lefty Kreh

"The book's organization is such that you can find quickly several knot options for the task in mind, clear text that explains strengths and weaknesses of each knot and its use, and excellent diagrams that, with a little practice, make the knot yours." - A reader

The Pocket Guide to Fishing Knots The Pocket Guide to Fishing Knots
by Peter Owen, Charles Jardine

Crystal-clear, step-by-step line drawings guide the fisherman through the 24 most useful knots used in all forms of fishing. Loops, line splices, snells, leader attachments, and many more are included, plus the latest in the increasingly popular knot-tying tools and line connectors.

Geoff Wilson's Waterproof Book of Knots : Basic Fishing Geoff Wilson's Waterproof Book of Knots : Basic Fishing
by Geoff Wilson
Geoff Wilson's Waterproof Book of Knots : Sport Fishing Geoff Wilson's Waterproof Book of Knots : Sport Fishing
by Geoff Wilson

Twenty basic knots. Printed on waterproof paper and sized for the tackle box, vest, or pocket (4 x 6 inches). Knots include Bimini twist, hand tensioned Bimini double, plaiting a double, butt leader splice, cat's paw, leader splice, line joining knots, and more.

Guide to Rigging Braid, Dacron, and Gelspun Lines Guide to Rigging Braid, Dacron, and Gelspun Lines
by Geoff Wilson

With the recent interest and increasing use of braided lines, Geoff Wilson, master knot tier and illustrator, has put together a guide to rigging gelspun, Dacron, and braided line. Geoff illustrates and provides tying notes for using these lines when sport and game fishing, deep-see fishing, fly fishing, lure fishing, and general-purpose angling.

The Field and Stream Fishing Knots Handbook The Field & Stream Fishing Knots Handbook
by Peter Owen

Practical fishing knots for salt and fresh water with detailed instructions on how to attach lines to reels, lures to lines, and lines to different-size lines and leaders. Line drawings & photos.

Bob McNallys Complete Book of Fishermen's Knots Bob McNallys Complete Book of Fishermen's Knots, Fishing Rigs and How to Use Them
by Bob McNall
Fisherman's Knots and Nets Fisherman's Knots and Nets
by Raoul Graumont, Elmer Wenstrom

Contains well over three hundred knots, all shown in detailed black and white photographs and drawings, which make it quite easy for the reader to try them out. Often many different knots are offered for the same application. The descriptions are clear, tell the reader how to tie the knots, and more importantly, where to use them.

How to Make and Mend Cast Nets How to Make and Mend Cast Nets
by T. Dahlem

This old favorite has been fully revised, with many new diagrams and charts added. It tells how to construct monofilament and nylon nets, both from scratch and using machine-made netting. Modifications to the basic net plan include skirt net, panel net, and a Spanish cast net. It also has complete instructions for making a hammock.

Fly Fishing Knots
The Orvis Streamside Guide to Leaders, Knots, and Tippets The Orvis Streamside Guide to Leaders, Knots, and Tippets
by Tom Rosenbauer

How many different kinds of lines do I need? How do I tell when my tippet gets too short? Should I use braided leaders when I'm fishing dry flies? Should I build my own knotted leaders? Are knotless leaders helpful? All of these questions and hundreds more are answered in this pocket guide.

Fly Leaders and Knots

Fly Leaders & Knots
by Larry V. Notley

Guide to Fly Fishing Knots Guide to Fly Fishing Knots
A Basic Streamside Guide for Fly Fishing Knots, Tippets, and Leader Formulas
by Larry V. Notley, Flip Pallot
Knots for Fly-Fishers Knots for Fly-Fishers
by Mark D. Williams, Grant Tatum (Illustrator)

Williams teaches you how to tie knots for all fly-fishing applications, from setting up your line and reel, to attaching tippet to fly, to tying on dropper rigs. You'll master an amazing array of knots - Overhand, Clinch, Palomar, Turle, Blood, Orvis, and many more.

The Ron Cordes Pocket Guide to Fly Fishing Knots The Ron Cordes Pocket Guide to Fly Fishing Knots
by Ron Cordes, S. Bradshaw, G. Lafontaine

This handy reference has step-by-step instructions for tying a variety of useful fly-fishing knots, and it easily fits in a fishing vest for quick accessibility. Sturdy, water-resistant construction - including a spiral binding and plastic pages - makes this a perfect guide when you need it most: on the water!

Rigging
Vic Dunaway's Complete Book of Baits Rigs and Tackle Vic Dunaway's Complete Book of Baits, Rigs and Tackle
by Vic Dunaway

This book is a comprehensively revised and expanded edition of the all-time best-selling reference book for all kinds of fishing. Ever since its first edition two decades ago, Vic Dunaway's Complete Book of Baits, Rigs and Tackle has established itself as the one book covering all the key mechanics that are so important to fishing success at every level of interest or experience, from polefishing to big-game angling.

Hook, Line, and Sinker Hook, Line, and Sinker
The Complete Angler's Guide to Terminal Tackle
by Gary Soucie

"The author has put together an astounding amount of factual information on the basic tools of fishing and writes clearly and with a sense of humor. You will learn more about swivels, sinkers, line, artificial baits and the hardware of fishing than you never guess even existed." - A reader

The Field & Stream Baits and Rigs Handbook The Field & Stream Baits and Rigs Handbook
by C. Boyd Pfeiffer

How to rig up baits and lures for any fishing situation in fresh and salt water, with valuable advice on choosing hooks, sinkers and floats. Photos & line drawings.

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