KNOTS AND RIGGING YOU ROD.
Rigging your flyrod consists of 5 different parts (Backing, The Fly Line, Leader, Tippet and the Flies.
We will not cover the knots required to add the backing to the reel (Arbor knot) and the backing to the fly line (Nail knot). Typically, this is done either by a fly shop or the done by the manufacture. If you are interested, you can browse the web for videos that discuss those in detail.
The knots we will cover are:
There are many other knots, but these will get the job done.
Let's look at the knots in more detail.