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Improved clinch knot


The improved clinch knot is a knot that is used for securing a fishing line to the fishing lure, but can also affix fishing line to a swivel, clip, or artificial fly. This is a common knot used by anglers because of its simple tie and strong hold. When more pull is being applied, the harder the knot turns into itself, increasing the strength of the connection. It can be used with many kinds of line including mono-filament, fluorocarbon, and braided fishing line.

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  • Improved Clinch Knot at the Wayback Machine (archived June 30, 2011)
  • Video instructions on how to tie the Improved Clinch Knot
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