Scouting Knots

Bowline

Useful in making a loop for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and livestock, camping, and scouting. Fly fishing knot used to form a loop in the leader; sport fishing knot used to attach a loop in the line or the leader.

Clove Hitch

Useful in making a loop for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and livestock, camping, and scouting.

Figure 8 Knot

Useful knot for search and rescue, fishing, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and livestock, camping, and scouting.

Surgeon’s Knot

Useful in tying 2 lines together for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and livestock, camping, and scouting. Fly fishing knot used to join together 2 sections of leader; sport fishing knot used to join together line to leader.

Taught Line Hitch

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and livestock, camping, and scouting.

Timber Hitch

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting.

Trumpet Knot

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting.

Two Half Hitches (Clove Hitch)

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting.

Figure 8 Hand Hold

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting.

Fisherman’s Knot

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting. Fly fishing knot used to join together 2 sections of leader; sportfishing knot used to join together line to leader.

Lariat Loop

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting.

Lark’s Head

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting.

Overhand Knot

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting.

Packer’s Knot

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting.

Sheepshank Knot

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting.

Sheet Bend Knot

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting.

Slippery Half Hitch

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting.

Reef or Square

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting.

Stevedore Knot

Useful knot used for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and live stock, camping, and scouting.