Fly Fishing Knots

How to Tie Basic Fly Fishing Knots

'The one that got away', usually gets away from a bad knot untying itself or breaking. Knots are arguably the most important part of fly fishing. Different knots can have a dramatic effect on the presentation, and movement of the flies. The Fly Fishing Network.org feels that learning some of the basic fly fishing knots can really get you a long way in the sport. The key is to identify the different types of knots and when and where to tie and use them. The other part is to practice tying them, knowing simply isn't enough. We hope you enjoy this introductory fly fishing knots section, and be sure to check back for more advanced knots in the future.