Special Knots, and Advanced Knots, for Wolf, Bear, Webelos, Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class.
- Required for
- Fishing merit badge requirement #4
- Fly Fishing merit badge requirement #3
- Fishing (Ranger Award elective) #8 Options b.4.
- Lesson Videos
The Clinch knot is used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. Do not use with heavy line.
- "The Clinch knot provides one good method of securing fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. The "improved" version used here includes an extra tuck under the final turn, shown at step 8. It is commonly used to fasten the leader to the fly. It is not recommended if you are using over 12lb test line."
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