Disclosed is an improved knot tying implement consisting of an elongated rigid body containing a silicon rubber insert, bottom and side notches, bottom cavity, a concave grip, and a hook holder which enables an angler to tie a variety of fishing knots such as the modified Hangman's knot, modified Snell knot, modified Nail knot, and modified …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Kim Alan Farner, Betty Lou Wallace, George Robert Rose

The application was examined by Shaun R Hurley (USPTO dept. 3765)


  • 1. A knot tying implement comprising of an elongated rigid body consisting of a tubular …
  • 2. A knot tying implement, as described in claim 1 , wherein the hollow tubular …
  • 3. A knot tying implement, as described in claim 1 , a wherein the silicon …

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Brief Description of Drawings

FIG. 1—Side View of Knot Tying Implement FIG. 2—Front View of Knot Tying Implement FIG. 3—Rear View of Knot Tying Implement FIG. 4—Top View of Knot Tying Implement FIG. 5—Bottom …


Technical Field of Invention

The present invention relates to an implement which assists an angler in the tying and fabrication of fishing knots and to fishing knots which can be fabricated by …

Reference Numerals in Drawings

N—Knot Tying Implement 1—Hollow Hook Holder 2—Thumb Pad 3—Silicon Rubber 4—Aperture —Side Notch 6—Bottom Notch 7—Bottom Cavity 8—Index Finger Grip 9—Large Hook Holder Attachment 10—Swivel …

Detailed Description of Drawings

FIG. 1 illustrates a side view of the knot tying implement N with a side view of the hook holder 1, thumb pad 2, side notch 5, bottom notch 6, and index …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The patent particularly claims a knot tying implement comprising of an elongated rigid body consisting…, the invention details are shown in 23 figures, the examination was conducted by Shaun R Hurley (3765 USPTO department), the invention is titled Knot Tying Implement, similar classification categories are Knots, joining, e.g. tying, a complete series of fresh warp threads to the used warp threads, Square knot, Reed and heald hooks, treating weft, Rotary lateral bill, Apparatus for threading warp stop-motion droppers, healds, or reeds, Shuttle-threading tools, Bills, Macrame, the invention description is illustrated by 9 drawings, 10 claims comprise the protection scope, originally classified under Hand Implements, the drawings include the following: Knot Tying Implement, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, developed by Kim Alan Farner et al., the grant publication date is Aug. 20, 2013, numbered 13/473,759 (application), the applicant's city - Rydal, state - GA, the recorded applicant's name is Farner Kim Alan, the grant number is 08511721, the inventor's address - Rydal, GA, the known inventor's name is Kim Alan Farner, the application publication date is May. 17, 2012.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Weavers' tools, e.g. knot-tying tools, Hand Implements. The designated search classifications include Fisherman's tool, Hand Implements, Miscellaneous, Cord holders, Miscellaneous, Fishing, Hooks.

Patent details
Publication number 08511721
Publication date Aug. 20, 2013
Kind code B1
Application number 13/473,759
Application date May. 17, 2012
Application type U
Application series code 13
National classification 289/17
Total number of claims 10
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 9
Number of figures 23
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