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How to Tie a Double Surgeon’s Knot

Before you cast a line this spring you will need to rig up your fishing rod and line. To do so, an important step along the way is tying knots. Whether you have been fishing for a day or a several years, knots can be tricky and in the end, practice makes perfect. Watch this video from our blogger, Tom Keer, to learn how (or see if you are doing it right!) to tie a Surgeon’s Knot, one of the most common knots for connecting 2 pieces of line.

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Stephanie Vatalaro

Stephanie Vatalaro

Stephanie Vatalaro is vice president of communications for the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation and its Take Me Fishing and Vamos A Pescar campaigns where she works to recruit newcomers to recreational fishing and boating and increase awareness of aquatic conservation. Stephanie grew up in the Florida Keys as the daughter of a flats fishing guide. Outside of work, you can find her fishing and boating with her family on the Potomac River in the Northern Neck of Virginia.