There are numerous knots for fly fishers to utilize, for a range of functions. However if you wish to get going in the sport, you truly just require 2 type of knots: one to link the tippet to the fly and one to include a tippet to a leader. In this video, Dave Lovell of Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Colorado, shows the 2 knots that he utilizes more than any others– the clinch knot and the double cosmetic surgeon’s knot.
The next action is to find out the enhanced clinch knot, which assists for flies constructed on much heavier hooks. When you have actually mastered these easy connections, you can start broadening your collection of knots for particular functions and scenarios. (For the record, I choose the blood knot to the double cosmetic surgeon’s, however they both finish the job.)