If you fish, then you need to know the Fisherman's Knot. This one - also known as the Improved Clinch - is a classic knot for all anglers, especially those using monofilament fishing line. In this video, we go through tying the Fisherman's Knot step by step, and explain each action we take.

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For more on knot tying, see our How to Tie Knots Playlist. You can also find lots of knot tying how-to info in the readable form in our Features How-To section.

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Written by: Lenny Rudow
With over two decades of experience in marine journalism, Lenny Rudow has contributed to publications including YachtWorld, boats.com, Boating Magazine, Marlin Magazine, Boating World, Saltwater Sportsman, Texas Fish & Game, and many others. Lenny is a graduate of the Westlawn School of Yacht Design, and he has won numerous BWI and OWAA writing awards.
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