3 Fly Fishing Knots Every Angler Needs: Video

Just getting into the sport of fly fishing? You’ll need to tie some knots! These three fly fishing knots will get you through most situations.

As you progress in fly fishing, expect to learn tons of knots. Many techniques allow you to attach leaders, tippets, flies, and more to your line.

But in the vast majority of situations, just three knots will suffice. Watch the video above with our friends from Denver Outfitters to learn the handshake knot, double surgeon’s knot, and clinch knot.

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Sean McCoy

Editorial Director Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.


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