Knots: How to Tie the Highwayman's Hitch.  BEST knot for tying horses up, no bindup to release one fast.

Knots: How to Tie the Highwayman's Hitch. BEST knot for tying horses up, no bindup to release one fast. If everyone would use the SAME quick release knot we'd have no problems trying to figure out how to UnTie a strangers struggling horse !

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The bowline is referred to as the “King of the Knots,” and with good reason. It is easy to tie, resists jamming, and retains rope strength decently. Tying the bowline with a bight at th…

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The quick-release highwayman's hitch seems perfectly devised for the (sometimes guilty) pleasures of summer. It's just right for tying a johnboat off to an overhanging branch. And this get-gone-quick hitch is the go-to knot for when you sneak a canoe into the city lake at night (we'd never condone this) for some late bass action (we've heard only "rumors" of big fish) and just might need to boogie out of there fast. Learn to tie it now before the bass start biting.

Knots: How to Tie the Highwayman's Hitch. BEST knot for tying horses up, no bindup to release one fast.

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