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COMPLETE BOOK OF FISHING KNOTS
Author: Geoffrey Budworth
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), Aug 1998
Easy-to-follow guide to the scores of knots used by the most successful fresh and saltwater fishermen. Comprehensive glossary of terms used in knot tying. Two-color line drawings; 7x10 inches, 160 pgs.
A well-tied knot can mean the difference between success and failure for fishermenand nothing is more frustrating to an angler than losing the prize of a day or of a lifetime because of carelessness or an ill-chosen knot. The Complete Book of Fishing Knots contains easy-to-follow expert instruction for all fishermen on how to tie eighty important knots.
Clear color illustrations guide you step-by-step through the various stages of tying each knot correctly and provide the assurance that it will hold. All knots have specific uses for the fishermanto attach fly or lure to line, leader to leader, leader to line, line to backing, and scores of others. Thus the well-versed fisherman of any sort, fresh- or saltwater, will want to understand the best way to tie such knots as the Cinch, the Improved Cinch, the Blood Knot, the Albright Knot, the popular and reliable Surgeons Knot, and such complex knots as the Bimini Twist, as well as many others.
In addition to its state-of-the-art knot-tying techniques, the book contains a comprehensive glossary of terms to guide all fishermen through the complexities of the different types of materials and how to join them.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Geoffrey Budworth is the co-founder of the International Guild of Knot Tyers. He was responsible for updating and revising the classic knot guide, The Ashley Book of Knots, and is the author of The Complete Book of Knots and The Complete Book of Decorative Knots.