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== Arbor Backing Knot ==
== Arbor Backing Knot ==
[[Image: Arbor Backing Knot.gif |frame|right|Arbor Backing Knot]]{{Shortcut|[[Arbor Backing Knot]]}}
[[Image: Arbor Backing Knot.gif |frame|right|Arbor Backing Knot]]{{Shortcut|[[Arbor Backing Knot]]}}
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The Arbor Knot attatches the line to the fishing reel Arbor.
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{{ABOK|# 1841, p 309}} {{Grog|The Anchor Bend is also known as the Fisherman's Bend is an excellent knot to use for attaching an anchor line to an anchor.}} The Arbor Knot also attatches the line to the fishing reel Arbor.
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* [[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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* [[Fly Fishing]] #3, [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8.
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* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
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* [http://www.animatedknots.com/anchor/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Anchor Bend] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-the-anchor-bend-knot-with-a-knot-tying-animation-265436/ Wonder How To Video: Anchor Bend Knot] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-the-anchor-bend-knot-for-boating-251498/ Wonder How To Video: Anchor Bend Knot] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-anchor-knots-with-animated-knot-tying-help-265940/ Wonder How To Video: Anchor Knots]
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[[Image:Barrel Knot.gif |frame|left|Barrel Knot]]{{Shortcut|[[Barrel Knot]]}}
[[Image:Barrel Knot.gif |frame|left|Barrel Knot]]{{Shortcut|[[Barrel Knot]]}}
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* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
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* [[Fishing]] #4, [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.
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* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
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==Blood Knot==
==Blood Knot==
[[Image:Blood Knot.gif|frame|right]]{{Shortcut|[[Blood Knot]]}}
[[Image:Blood Knot.gif|frame|right]]{{Shortcut|[[Blood Knot]]}}
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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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{{Grog|The Blood Knot is used to join two lines of similar size, e.g., when joining sections of leader or tippet.}} The Blood Knot is a simple and secure means to tie two lines together, even if they are different sizes.
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* [[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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* [[Fly Fishing]] #3, [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.
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* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
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* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/85715_rope-bends-blood.htm Video: Blood Knot]
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* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/85715_rope-bends-blood.htm Video: Blood Knot] - [http://www.animatedknots.com/bloodknot/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Blood Knot] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-the-blood-knot-for-bass-fishing-251364/ Wonder How To Video: Blood Knot For Bass Fishing] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-blood-knots-with-animated-knot-tying-help-265788/ Wonder How To Video: Blood Knots] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-double-blood-knot-to-join-lines-267072/ Wonder How To Video: Double Blood Knot To Join Lines]
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[[Image:Blood Loop.gif |frame|right|Blood Loop]]{{Shortcut|[[Blood Loop]]}}
[[Image:Blood Loop.gif |frame|right|Blood Loop]]{{Shortcut|[[Blood Loop]]}}
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* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
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* [[Fishing]] #4.
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== Clinch Knot ==
== Clinch Knot ==
{{Shortcut|[[Clinch Knot]]}}[[Image: Clinch Knot.gif|frame|left]]
{{Shortcut|[[Clinch Knot]]}}[[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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{{Grog|The Clinch knot provides one good method of securing fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. The "improved" version used here includes an extra tuck under the final turn, shown at step 8. It is commonly used to fasten the leader to the fly. It is not recommended if you are using over 12lb test line.}} 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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* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
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* [[Fishing]] #4, [[Fly Fishing]] #3, [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.
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* [[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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* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
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* [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-a-clinch-knot-with-a-knot-tying-animation-265464/ Wonder How To Video: Clinch Knot] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-a-clinch-knot-on-a-fishing-line-240095/ Wonder How To Video: Clinch Knot On A Fishing Line]
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== Fisherman's Knot ==
== Fisherman's Knot ==
[[Image:Fishermans Knot.gif|frame|left]]{{Shortcut|[[Fisherman's Knot]]}}
[[Image:Fishermans Knot.gif|frame|left]]{{Shortcut|[[Fisherman's Knot]]}}
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The Fisherman's knot is used to tie two fishing lines or ropes of equal size together. One benefit is that it makes a very small knot.
The Fisherman's knot is used to tie two fishing lines or ropes of equal size together. One benefit is that it makes a very small knot.
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* [[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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* [[Fly Fishing]] #3, [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.
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* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
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* [http://www.animatedknots.com/improvedclinch/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Improved Clinch]
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* [[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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* [[Fly Fishing]] #3, [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.
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* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
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* [http://www.animatedknots.com/nailknot/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Nail Knot] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-a-nail-knot-with-a-knot-tying-animation-265465/ Wonder How To Video: Nail Knot] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-the-nail-knot-for-fishing-251963/ Wonder How To Video: Nail Knot For Fishing] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-a-nail-knot-with-tube-with-knot-tying-help-265802/ Wonder How To Video: Nail Knot With Tube]
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* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
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* [[Fishing]] #4, [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.
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* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
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* [http://www.animatedknots.com/palomar/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Palomar Knot] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-a-palomar-knot-with-a-knot-tying-animation-265466/ Wonder How To Video: Palomar Knot] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-the-palomar-knot-for-fishing-251978/ Wonder How To Video: Palomar Knot For Fishing] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-triple-palomar-knots-with-animated-knot-tying-help-265830/ Wonder How To Video: Triple Palomar Knots]
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== Surgeon's Loop ==
== Surgeon's Loop ==
[[Image: Surgeon's Loop.gif |frame|left|Surgeon's Loop (Double Surgeon's Loop)]][[Image:Surgeons_Knot.gif|frame|right|Surgeons Knot]]{{Shortcut|[[Surgeon's Loop]]}}
[[Image: Surgeon's Loop.gif |frame|left|Surgeon's Loop (Double Surgeon's Loop)]][[Image:Surgeons_Knot.gif|frame|right|Surgeons Knot]]{{Shortcut|[[Surgeon's Loop]]}}
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* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
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* [[Fishing]] #4, [[Fly Fishing]] #3a.
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* [[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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* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/85711_rope-bends-surgeon.htm Video: Surgeon's Knot]
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* [http://www.animatedknots.com/surgeonsloop/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Surgeon's Loop] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-a-surgeon-s-loop-knot-with-a-knot-tying-animation-265470/ Wonder How To Video: Surgeons Loop Knot] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-a-surgeon-s-loop-knot-with-a-knot-tying-animation-265470/ Surgeons Loop Knot] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/85711_rope-bends-surgeon.htm Video: Surgeon's Knot]
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Revision as of 16:43, June 5, 2009

Animated Knots show you how to tie Basic Knots, Fishing Knots, Sailing Knots, Climbing Knots, Forty Knots,
Special Knots, and Advanced Knots, for Wolf, Bear, Webelos, Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class.


Contents
Arbor Backing Knot
Barrel Knot
Blood Knot
Blood Loop
Clinch Knot
Fisherman's Knot
Improved Clinch Knot
Nail Knot
Needle Knot
Palomar Knot
Surgeon's Loop
Turle Knot

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

Arbor Backing Knot

Arbor Backing Knot
Arbor Backing Knot
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Arbor Backing Knot

See The Ashley Book of Knots # 1841, p 309. Grog notes: "The Anchor Bend is also known as the Fisherman's Bend is an excellent knot to use for attaching an anchor line to an anchor." The Arbor Knot also attatches the line to the fishing reel Arbor.

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Barrel Knot

Barrel Knot
Barrel Knot
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Barrel Knot
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Blood Knot

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Blood Knot

Grog notes: "The Blood Knot is used to join two lines of similar size, e.g., when joining sections of leader or tippet." The Blood Knot is a simple and secure means to tie two lines together, even if they are different sizes.

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Blood Loop

Blood Loop
Blood Loop
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Blood Loop
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Clinch Knot

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Clinch Knot

Grog notes: "The Clinch knot provides one good method of securing fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. The "improved" version used here includes an extra tuck under the final turn, shown at step 8. It is commonly used to fasten the leader to the fly. It is not recommended if you are using over 12lb test line." 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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Fisherman's Knot

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Fisherman's Knot

The Fisherman's knot is used to tie two fishing lines or ropes of equal size together. One benefit is that it makes a very small knot.

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Improved Clinch Knot

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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.

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Nail Knot

Nail Knot
Nail Knot
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Nail Knot

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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Needle Knot

Needle Knot
Needle Knot
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Needle Knot
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Palomar Knot

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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.

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Surgeon's Loop

Surgeon's Loop (Double Surgeon's Loop)
Surgeon's Loop (Double Surgeon's Loop)
Surgeons Knot
Surgeons Knot
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Surgeon's Loop
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Turle Knot

Turle Knot
Turle Knot
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Turle Knot
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