Fishing Knots: Proven to Work for Light Tackle and Fly Fishing, by Lefty Kreh and Dave Hall (Illustrator), is free in the Kindle store, courtesy of publisher Stackpole Books. Despite the full title shown at Amazon, don’t expect to get a DVD with the free Kindle edition; no doubt the hardcover included one, but it’s out of print now.
The knot is a critical part of the fisherman s rig. No matter how superb the rod, reel, and tackle, if the knot fails, the game is over. In Fishing Knots, expert angler Lefty Kreh offers a complete guide to tying essential knots for light tackle and fly fishing, from simple loop knots to the complicated, with precise illustrations to demonstrate each step of the tying process. Lefty gives helpful tying tips for achieving maximum line strength and describes effective methods for connecting lines of various diameters, securing knots in different types of wire, and attaching hooks, swivels, and flies. I