Improved Clinch Knot

To tie the Improved Clinch Knot, there are six basic steps to follow. You can play and pause the video animation above to view each step in detail. We have also included, step-by-step written instructions along with illustrations and diagrams for each step. To view a larger image of each diagram just click the thumbnail image to see a pop-up slide show.

Pro Tip

Remember, to tie a good tight knot it is important give yourself enough line to work with, and to keep your lines very moist. A good tip from one of our pros on keeping your line moist and pliable is to use Chap Stick - Try it; it's a wonderful thing!