Fishing Knots

The Fishing Knots that we choose is the one factor that we have 100% control over, so it’s our duty to make sure that we are using the best knot for all or our fishing needs.

This category page shows a listing of various knots that we’ve analyzed.

If you want to see the full Ranking of these knots in terms of their strength and performance, then click on the link below:

https://www.saltstrong.com/articles/fishing-knots

Otherwise, below is a listing of the knot articles we have posted in sequential order.

How To Tie The Palomar Knot (Quick, Easy & Strong Snug Knot)

Want to learn a super quick, but super strong knot? Check out this Palomar Knot tutorial. This is the knot I use when I'm in a school of fish and I...
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Shock Leaders: When & How To Use Them For Surf Fishing

Shock leaders can help you lose fewer fish, but do you always need one? See when to use shock leaders here, plus what size line to use and how to tie them.
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How To Tie The Best Surf Fishing Rig (Saves Time & Catches More Fish)

Want to learn how to tie the best surf fishing rig? This rig will help you save time while on the water and catch more fish. Learn how to tie it here.
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The ALBRIGHT vs The ALBERTO vs The FG KNOT [Strength Contest]

Wondering what braid to fluorocarbon fishing knot is the strongest? Well, this article shows the results of 3 top knots going up against each other.
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How To Tie A Dropper Rig Using a “T-Knot” (For Sheepshead & Snapper)

Want to learn how to tie a dropper rig to catch more sheepshead? Check out this tutorial for step-by-step instructions, plus...
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Simple Sheepshead Rig (Great For Sight Fishing & Heavy Structure)

Looking for a simple (yet effective) sheepshead rig that you can quickly tie while out on the water? This rig is tough beat and is perfect for when...
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How To Make A High Low Rig (For Sheepshead & Snapper)

Want to learn how to tie the high low rig? In this video, we'll show you exactly how to tie it, plus share the pros and cons of this rig.
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How To Tie A Dropper Rig (The Quick & Easy Way)

Have you tried the dropper rig yet? This rig is awesome for fishing live bait near structure like bridges and docks for sheepshead, snapper and black drum.
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How To Tie The Perfect Fishing Leader for Snook, Redfish, and Seatrout

Want to learn how to tie a perfect fishing leader for snook, redfish, and speckled trout? Then click on this link to see exactly how to tie the best leaders
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The Quick & Easy Adjustable Dropper Rig (Without Using Snap Swivels)

If you want a simple, yet effective rig for live or cut bait, you can't beat the adjustable dropper rig. It uses just one type of knot and helps you...
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The Ultimate Spanish Mackerel Rig (Catches Mackerel Anywhere)

Want to catch more Spanish mackerel? Learn how to tie the Spanish mackerel rig the guides use. It's a simple rig that is versatile and strong!
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How To Tie The Haywire Twist The Quick & Easy Way [Wire Leader Knot]

Want a great knot for when you use wire leader? Check out this tutorial for the Haywire Twist, a knot perfect for when you're targeting sharks & mackerel.
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The Best Wire To Leader Knot: Albright Special (With The Secret Hollywood Twist)

Targeting toothy fish like sharks or mackerel? You need to use a wire leader, so check out this video for the best knot for wire to mono or fluoro leader.
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When To Use A Loop Knot vs. A Split Ring With Fishing Lures (VIDEO)

Want to know the truth about using a loop knot vs a split ring when it comes to artificial fishing lures? Then definitely watch this new tip. Tight lines!
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FG Knot Flaws: 3 Critical Times You Should NOT Use This Fishing Knot!

Have you tried the super-strong FG Knot yet? It's the strongest line to leader knot out there, but it has three big flaws (must know). Check them out here.
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