blood knot


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a knot used for tying fishing leaders together

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To get consistent bites, tie three feet of 10-pound fluorocarbon leader directly to your main line with a blood knot, then attach a razor-sharp No.
Parting casts: Before you start your Eastern Sierra odyssey, learn the two most important freshwater-fishing knots: the improved clinch knot, for tying on swivels, lures, flies and hooks, and the blood knot, for tying leader to line.
Short list: Open, Andre Agassi (Harper Collins): Trautmann's Journey, Catrine Clay (Yellow Jersey Press); A Last English Summer, Duncan Hamilton (Quercus); Blood Knots, Luke Jennings (Atlantic Books); Beware of the Dog, Brian Moore (Simon & Schuster); Bounce, Matthew Syed (4th Estate).
Nothing to Envy was chosen as the winner of the award from a shortlist which also included Alex's Adventures in Numberland by Alex Bellos; Blood Knots by Luke Jennings; Too Big to Fail by Andrew Ross Sorkin; A Gambling Man by Jenny Uglow; and Catching Fire: How Cooking Made us Human by Richard Wrangham.
8/10 * BLOOD Knots, by Luke Jennings, is published in hardback by Atlantic, priced pounds 16.
But to dismiss Blood Knots as an angler''s memoir is to do it a disservice.
6/10 NILIMA DEY SARKER Blood Knots by Luke Jennings is published in hardback by Atlantic, priced pounds 16.
Luke Jennings, who was long-listed for the Booker Prize for his novel Atlantic, paints a colourful picture of growing up and for that alone Blood Knots is well worth picking up.