The knots you tie in your fishing line will always be the weakest link in the chain.
Tie carefully or face losing the fish of a lifetime. (Photo: Richard Simms)
Crappie Basics: Tying Better Knots
The best anglers in the world make a habit of doing things right. They keep their gear in perfect working order with routine maintenance, replacing anything that appears even the least bit suspect. This attention to detail helps them catch fish consistently, and good knot tying is a key part of that equation.
Fishing line is what connects us to a fish. A secure knot will ensure we stay connected. If you tie a poor knot, you’ll pay the price in lost fish and shattered piscatorial dreams. After all, your knot will always be the weakest link in the equation, so you might as well tie it right. Just as important as tying a good knot is selecting the right knot for the tackle and technique you’re using. This Berkley web page has some outstanding tips to get it right every time.