About the Author
John Sherry has been illustrating knots and writing about knots for more than 25 years. His fishing knot
illustrations are used in educational programs of many State Fish and Game departments, major tackle manufacturers and
sporting goods stores. He is president of Pro-Knot, a company that publishes waterproof plastic knot cards for
fishermen, boaters, campers and anyone that finds themselves with a line in hand, and has sold over one million of the
popular knot card sets. Sherry is a member of the International Guild of Knot Tyers and lives in Bend Oregon with his
wife and daughter, where he enjoys fly fishing, fly tying, boating, hiking and camping.