Fishing knots

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{{Otheruses|''See [[Animated Scout knots]]: [[Animated Special knots|Special knots]], [[Animated Sailing knots|Sailing knots]], [[Forty knots]], and [[Advanced knots]] for more knots.''}}
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<center><big>Animated Knots include: [[Sailing knots|Sailing Knots]], [[Fishing knots|Fishing Knots]], [[Forty knots|Forty Knots]], [[Advanced knots]], [[Special knots]],<br> and the essential [[Knot]]s for [[Wolf]], [[Bear]], [[Webelos]], [[Tenderfoot]], [[Second Class]], and [[First Class]]. </big></center><br>
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Here are knots for the [[Fishing|Boy Scout Fishing]] and [[Fly Fishing]] merit badges as well as the [[Venturing]] [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]].
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Here are knots for [[Fishing]] and [[Fly Fishing]] [[merit badges]] as well as the [[Venturing]] [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]].
== Clinch Knot ==
== Clinch Knot ==
[[Image: Clinch Knot.gif|frame|left]]
[[Image: Clinch Knot.gif|frame|left]]
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The Clinch knot is used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. Do not use with heavy line.
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;Required for:
;Required for:
* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
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== Palomar Knot ==
== Palomar Knot ==
[[Image: Palomar Knot.gif|frame|right]]
[[Image: Palomar Knot.gif|frame|right]]
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The Palomar Knot is easier to tie than the Clinch knot and is also used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel.
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;Required for:
;Required for:
* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
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== Arbor Backing Knot ==
== Arbor Backing Knot ==
[[Image: Arbor Backing Knot.gif |frame|right|Arbor Backing Knot]]
[[Image: Arbor Backing Knot.gif |frame|right|Arbor Backing Knot]]
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The Arbor Knot attatches the line to the fishing reel Arbor.
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;Required for:
;Required for:
* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
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== Nail Knot ==
== Nail Knot ==
[[Image:Nail Knot.jpg|100px|frame|left|Nail Knot]]
[[Image:Nail Knot.jpg|100px|frame|left|Nail Knot]]
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The Nail Knot is used to tie two different weight lines together such as attaching a leader to a fly line.
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;Required for:
;Required for:
* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
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== Blood Knot ==
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==Blood Knot==
[[Image:Blood Knot.gif|frame|right]]
[[Image:Blood Knot.gif|frame|right]]
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The Blood Knot is a simple and secure means to tie two lines together, even if they are different sizes.
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;Required for:
;Required for:
* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
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== Improved Clinch Knot ==
== Improved Clinch Knot ==
[[Image:Improved Clinch Knot.gif|frame|left]]
[[Image:Improved Clinch Knot.gif|frame|left]]
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The Improved Clinch Knot like the original Clinch Knot is used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. The Improved Cinch Knot has an extra tuck under the final turn. Do not use with heavy line.
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;Required for:
;Required for:
* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]

Revision as of 17:04, January 15, 2009

Animated Knots include: Sailing Knots, Fishing Knots, Forty Knots, Advanced knots, Special knots,
and the essential Knots for Wolf, Bear, Webelos, Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class.

Here are knots for Fishing and Fly Fishing merit badges as well as the Venturing Fishing (Ranger Award elective).

Contents

Clinch Knot

The Clinch knot is used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. Do not use with heavy line.

Required for

Palomar Knot

The Palomar Knot is easier to tie than the Clinch knot and is also used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel.

Required for

Turle Knot

Turle Knot
Turle Knot
Required for

Blood Loop

Blood Loop
Blood Loop
Required for

Barrel Knot

Barrel Knot
Barrel Knot
Required for

Surgeon's Loop

Surgeon's Loop (Double Surgeon's Loop)
Surgeon's Loop (Double Surgeon's Loop)
Surgeons Knot
Surgeons Knot
Required for

Arbor Backing Knot

Arbor Backing Knot
Arbor Backing Knot

The Arbor Knot attatches the line to the fishing reel Arbor.

Required for

Nail Knot

Nail Knot
Nail Knot

The Nail Knot is used to tie two different weight lines together such as attaching a leader to a fly line.

Required for

Needle Knot

Needle Knot
Needle Knot
Required for

Blood Knot

The Blood Knot is a simple and secure means to tie two lines together, even if they are different sizes.

Required for

Improved Clinch Knot

The Improved Clinch Knot like the original Clinch Knot is used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. The Improved Cinch Knot has an extra tuck under the final turn. Do not use with heavy line.

Required for

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