How to Tie the Fisherman’s Knot


Knot Tying Guide and How-to


The Fisherman's Knot is a convenient method of attaching two ropes together. Although this knot will work to attach monofilament fishing line, stronger knots are available (such as the clinch knot). Regardless, it remains a quick and easy method to connect rope with a clean symmetrical finish. Note: this knot does have the potential to slide.


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Align the two ends of your rope parallel to each other and make alternating overhand knots.

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Tighten the knots and pull the ends apart such that the knots abut tightly against each other.