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<center><big>Animated Knots include: [[Sailing knots|Sailing Knots]], [[Fishing knots|Fishing Knots]], [[Forty knots|Forty Knots]], [[Special knots]], [[Advanced knots]],<br> and the essential [[Knot]]s for [[Wolf]], [[Bear]], [[Webelos]], [[Tenderfoot]], [[Second Class]], and [[First Class]]. </big></center><br>
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[[Arbor Backing Knot]]<br>
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[[Barrel Knot]]<br>
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[[Blood Knot]]<br>
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[[Blood Loop]]<br>
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[[Clinch Knot]]<br>
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[[Fisherman's Knot]]<br>
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[[Improved Clinch Knot]]<br>
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[[Nail Knot]]<br>
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[[Needle Knot]]<br>
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[[Palomar Knot]]<br>
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[[Surgeon's Loop]]<br>
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[[Turle Knot]]<br>
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Here are knots for [[Fishing]] and [[Fly Fishing]] [[merit badges]] as well as the [[Venturing]] [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]].
Here are knots for [[Fishing]] and [[Fly Fishing]] [[merit badges]] as well as the [[Venturing]] [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]].
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|| [[Fishing knots# Arbor Backing Knot|Arbor Backing Knot]]
 
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|| [[Fishing knots#Barrel Knot|Barrel Knot]]
 
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|| [[Fishing knots#Blood Knot|Blood Knot]]
 
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|| [[Fishing knots#Blood Loop|Blood Loop]]
 
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|| [[Fishing knots#Clinch Knot|Clinch Knot]]
 
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|| [[Fishing knots#Improved Clinch Knot|Improved Clinch Knot]]
 
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|| [[Fishing knots#Nail Knot|Nail Knot]]
 
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|| [[Fishing knots#Needle Knot|Needle Knot]]
 
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|| [[Fishing knots#Palomar Knot|Palomar Knot]]
 
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|| [[Fishing knots#Surgeon's Loop|Surgeon's Loop]]
 
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== Clinch Knot ==
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[[Image: Clinch Knot.gif|frame|left]]
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== Arbor Backing Knot ==
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The Clinch knot is used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. Do not use with heavy line.
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[[Image: Arbor Backing Knot.gif |frame|right|Arbor Backing Knot]]{{Shortcut|[[Arbor Backing Knot]]}}
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The Arbor Knot attatches the line to the fishing reel Arbor.
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* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
 
* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
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== Palomar Knot ==
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== Barrel Knot ==
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[[Image: Palomar Knot.gif|frame|right]]
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[[Image:Barrel Knot.gif |frame|left|Barrel Knot]]{{Shortcut|[[Barrel Knot]]}}
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The Palomar Knot is easier to tie than the Clinch knot and is also used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel.
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* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
{{clear}}
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==Blood Knot==
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[[Image:Blood Knot.gif|frame|right]]{{Shortcut|[[Blood Knot]]}}
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The Blood Knot is a simple and secure means to tie two lines together, even if they are different sizes.
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== Turle Knot ==
 
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[[Image: Turle Knot.gif|frame|left|Turle Knot]]
 
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* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
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* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
{{clear}}
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== Blood Loop ==
== Blood Loop ==
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[[Image:Blood Loop.gif |frame|right|Blood Loop]]
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[[Image:Blood Loop.gif |frame|right|Blood Loop]]{{Shortcut|[[Blood Loop]]}}
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* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
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== Clinch Knot ==
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{{Shortcut|[[Clinch Knot]]}}[[Image: Clinch Knot.gif|frame|left]]
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The Clinch knot is used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. Do not use with heavy line.
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== Barrel Knot ==
 
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[[Image:Barrel Knot.gif |frame|left|Barrel Knot]]
 
;Required for:
;Required for:
* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
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* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
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== Fisherman's Knot ==
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[[Image:Fishermans Knot.gif|frame|left]]{{Shortcut|[[Fisherman's Knot]]}}
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{{Shortcut|[[Fisherman's Knot]]}}
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The Fisherman's knot is used to tie two fishing lines or ropes of equal size together. One benefit is that it makes a very small knot.
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== Surgeon's Loop ==
 
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[[Image: Surgeon's Loop.gif |frame|left|Surgeon's Loop (Double Surgeon's Loop)]][[Image:Surgeons_Knot.gif|frame|right|Surgeons Knot]]
 
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* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
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* Venturing [[Outdoor Bronze Award]] #7h & [[Ranger Award #7h.
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* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
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== Arbor Backing Knot ==
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== Improved Clinch Knot ==
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[[Image: Arbor Backing Knot.gif |frame|right|Arbor Backing Knot]]
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[[Image:Improved Clinch Knot.gif|frame|left]]{{Shortcut|[[Improved Clinch Knot]]}}
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The Arbor Knot attatches the line to the fishing reel Arbor.
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The Improved Clinch Knot like the original Clinch Knot is used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. The Improved Cinch Knot has an extra tuck under the final turn. Do not use with heavy line.
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Line 75: Line 86:
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
{{clear}}
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== Nail Knot ==
== Nail Knot ==
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[[Image:Nail Knot.jpg|100px|frame|left|Nail Knot]]
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[[Image:Nail Knot.jpg|100px|frame|left|Nail Knot]]{{Shortcut|[[Nail Knot]]}}
The Nail Knot is used to tie two different weight lines together such as attaching a leader to a fly line.
The Nail Knot is used to tie two different weight lines together such as attaching a leader to a fly line.
Line 84: Line 96:
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
{{clear}}
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== Needle Knot ==
== Needle Knot ==
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[[Image:Needle Knot.gif|frame|right|Needle Knot]]
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[[Image:Needle Knot.gif|frame|right|Needle Knot]]{{Shortcut|[[Needle Knot]]}}
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* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
{{clear}}
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==Blood Knot==
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== Palomar Knot ==
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[[Image:Blood Knot.gif|frame|right]]
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[[Image: Palomar Knot.gif|frame|right]]{{Shortcut|[[Palomar Knot]]}}
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The Blood Knot is a simple and secure means to tie two lines together, even if they are different sizes.
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The Palomar Knot is easier to tie than the Clinch knot and is also used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel.
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* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
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* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
{{clear}}
{{clear}}
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== Improved Clinch Knot ==
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== Surgeon's Loop ==
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[[Image:Improved Clinch Knot.gif|frame|left]]
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[[Image: Surgeon's Loop.gif |frame|left|Surgeon's Loop (Double Surgeon's Loop)]][[Image:Surgeons_Knot.gif|frame|right|Surgeons Knot]]{{Shortcut|[[Surgeon's Loop]]}}
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The Improved Clinch Knot like the original Clinch Knot is used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. The Improved Cinch Knot has an extra tuck under the final turn. Do not use with heavy line.
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* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
* [[Fly Fishing]] #3a: [[Arbor Backing Knot]], #3b: [[Nail Knot]], #3c: [[Needle Knot]] #3d: [[Double Surgeon’s Loop]] or [[Blood Knot]], #3e: [[Improved Clinch Knot]]
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* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
 
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== Fisherman's Knot ==
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== Turle Knot ==
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[[Image:Fishermans Knot.gif|frame|left]]
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[[Image: Turle Knot.gif|frame|left|Turle Knot]]{{Shortcut|[[Turle Knot]]}}
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{{Shortcut|[[Fisherman's Knot]]}}
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The Fisherman's knot is used to tie two fishing lines or ropes of equal size together. One benefit is that it makes a very small knot.
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* Venturing [[Outdoor Bronze Award]] #7h & [[Ranger Award #7h.
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* [[Fishing]] #4: [[Clinch Knot]], [[Palomar Knot]], [[Turle Knot]], [[Blood Loop]] or [[Barrel Knot]], and [[Surgeon's Loop]].
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* [[Fishing (Ranger Award elective)]] #8 Options b.4.: [[Improved Clinch Knot]] - [[Palomar Knot]] - [[Turle Knot]] - [[Blood Knot]] - [[Barrel Knot]] - [[Arbor Backing Knot]] - [[Nail Knot]]
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==External links==
==External links==

Revision as of 12:48, June 4, 2009

Animated Knots show you how to tie Basic Knots, Fishing Knots, Sailing Knots, Climbing Knots, Forty Knots,
Special Knots, and Advanced Knots, for Wolf, Bear, Webelos, Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class.


Contents

Arbor Backing Knot
Barrel Knot
Blood Knot
Blood Loop
Clinch Knot
Fisherman's Knot
Improved Clinch Knot
Nail Knot
Needle Knot
Palomar Knot
Surgeon's Loop
Turle Knot

Here are knots for Fishing and Fly Fishing merit badges as well as the Venturing Fishing (Ranger Award elective).

Arbor Backing Knot

Arbor Backing Knot
Arbor Backing Knot
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Arbor Backing Knot

The Arbor Knot attatches the line to the fishing reel Arbor.

Required for


Barrel Knot

Barrel Knot
Barrel Knot
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Barrel Knot
Required for


Blood Knot

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Blood Knot

The Blood Knot is a simple and secure means to tie two lines together, even if they are different sizes.

Required for


Blood Loop

Blood Loop
Blood Loop
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Blood Loop
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Clinch Knot

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Clinch Knot

The Clinch knot is used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. Do not use with heavy line.

Required for


Fisherman's Knot

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Fisherman's Knot
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Fisherman's Knot

The Fisherman's knot is used to tie two fishing lines or ropes of equal size together. One benefit is that it makes a very small knot.

Required for


Improved Clinch Knot

Shortcut:
Improved Clinch Knot

The Improved Clinch Knot like the original Clinch Knot is used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel. The Improved Cinch Knot has an extra tuck under the final turn. Do not use with heavy line.

Required for


Nail Knot

Nail Knot
Nail Knot
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Nail Knot

The Nail Knot is used to tie two different weight lines together such as attaching a leader to a fly line.

Required for


Needle Knot

Needle Knot
Needle Knot
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Needle Knot
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Palomar Knot

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Palomar Knot

The Palomar Knot is easier to tie than the Clinch knot and is also used to tie fishing line to a hook, lure, or swivel.

Required for


Surgeon's Loop

Surgeon's Loop (Double Surgeon's Loop)
Surgeon's Loop (Double Surgeon's Loop)
Surgeons Knot
Surgeons Knot
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Surgeon's Loop
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Turle Knot

Turle Knot
Turle Knot
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Turle Knot
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