Knot is strong and easy to tie
The improved clinch knot is sometimes called the “angler’s knot” or the “fishing knot.” It is one of the most basic fishing knots used by anglers. This knot maintains the strength of the fishing line well and it’s easy and quick to tie.
Anglers use this knot for attaching lures, hooks, and swivels to the end of their fishing line. It takes the original clinch knot, its predecessor, one step further. The original clinch knot often slips loose when a fish hits. The additional step in the improved clinch knot makes it much stronger and eliminates that tendency to slip.
Check out the short video for a quick tutorial on how to tie this knot. For some anglers, it’s the only knot they ever use. For more fishing tips, visit CarolinaSportsman.com/fishing.