Want to learn how to tie the Palomar Knot? This is a very strong, but very easy and quick snug knot to tie. As you’ll see in the video, it only takes me about 13 seconds to finish, and there are only four steps to remember. I use this knot in a lot of applications, … Read more How To Tie The Palomar Knot (Quick, Easy & Strong Snug Knot)
It’s beach fishing time!! In this video, I’m going to show you how to tie my favorite rig for surf fishing. I’ve fished from the beach for many years, have tried a bunch of different rigs, and this one is my favorite by far. It does take a little bit of extra time up front, … Read more How To Tie The Best Surf Fishing Rig (Saves Time & Catches More Fish)
The Trilene knot is my favorite knot to use when I need to tie my leader directly onto a hook eye, jig head, or split ring. It’s great for fluorocarbon and monofilament because these materials have a tendency to slip, and this knot prevents that. And fluorocarbon is more prone to slipping than mono, so … Read more How To Tie The Trilene Knot (Great Knot For Fluorocarbon Leader)
After posting our first braid to leader fishing knot contest in which the FG knot was the surprise winner, many readers have asked for us to test out more of their favorites…
And the two most commonly requested knots were hands down the “Albright Knot” and the “Alberto Knot”.
One of my favorite rigs for catching sheepshead is a dropper rig. It helps me get my bait down to the bottom while giving it some slack to act naturally. Plus, it allows me to easily switch weights if the current picks up or slows down, or if I move to fish somewhere deeper or … Read more How To Tie A Dropper Rig Using a “T-Knot” (For Sheepshead & Snapper)
If you target sheepshead, then you need to have this rig in your arsenal. It’s the simplest rig for sheepshead (and many other species), but it’s very effective, especially if you’re sight casting to them, or if they keep breaking you off and you need to keep retying. It’ll take you less than a minute … Read more Simple Sheepshead Rig (Great For Sight Fishing & Heavy Structure)
Want to learn how to make a high low rig? This rig is really popular for surf fishing, but it’s also great for fishing around structure for tasty fish like sheepshead. It can be a little complicated to learn how to tie, and definitely takes some practice to get it just right, but in this … Read more How To Make A High Low Rig (For Sheepshead & Snapper)
In this video, I’m going to show you how to tie a dropper rig so you can catch more sheepshead and mangrove snapper (plus a ton of other species). One of the best ways to catch these fish is by fishing with live bait, like shrimp or fiddler crabs, on the bottom, and one of … Read more How To Tie A Dropper Rig (The Quick & Easy Way)
FACT: A fishing leader can make or break you when it comes to landing the big inshore fish.
Having a good leader line with strong knots is absolutely essential for inshore anglers who want to land big fish on the flats like snook, redfish, trout, and tarpon…
If you fish with live or cut bait… You fish in areas with heavy structure… And you cover a lot of ground… Then you need to check out this adjustable dropper rig. This simple rig helps you with the three points above, all while using one simple, yet very strong type of knot. As you’re … Read more The Quick & Easy Adjustable Dropper Rig (Without Using Snap Swivels)