Hangman's knot The hangman's knot, also known as a single knot, is a fishing knot that can be used to attach line to your reel, to join two lines together, or to attach bait, hooks and swivels to your line. Learn how to tie this simple, versatile knot.

The Double Surgeon's Knot, also known as the Surgeon's Knot, can be used to connect lines of equal or unequal diameter. Learn how to tie this quick and easy knot to attach your shawl to your fly fishing leader or to attach your fishing line to your front leader.