Best Fishing Knot For Beginners (Easy, Strong, & Versatile Knot)


With all the different types of fishing knots out there, it can be confusing to know which ones you actually need.

And while some knots are better than others for different situations, in this video, you’re going to learn the one knot that you can use for everything.

You can use it to tie your leader to your hooks or lures, as well as use it to tie your braided line to your leader line.

And the best news is that it’s really strong, but still fast and easy to tie.

See what this knot is and how to tie it in the video below.

Best Beginner Fishing Knot [VIDEO]

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The uni knot is the best knot for beginners because it’s strong, easy to tie, and versatile.

You can see written instructions for how to tie it with pictures in this post about how to tie the uni knot.

It also includes instructions for the modifications needed when you’re using braid vs. mono.

Have any questions about tying this knot?

What’s your go-to knot?

Let me know down in the comments!

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Jeff Sawchuk
2 years ago

Thanks Luke, great video.
One question,When do you use a swivel (floro/braid) vs Line / Line connection.

Jeff Sawchuk
2 years ago
Reply to  Luke Simonds

Thanks Luke

Caden Kaufman
3 years ago

Thank you Luke!!!


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