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How to tie the bomber rig

If you are looking to place several baits at extreme range, you need the Bomber rig…   Rig tips The bomber is one of the only terminal rigs which requires a Gemini SRT spring on each hook snood. This is because both hooks are clipped down to the same clip on the Impact Lead. With other rigs snoods are clipped ...

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  • 21 August 2009

How to tie the wishbone rig

THE GREAT DESIGN feature of the Wishbone rig is that it tucks two baited hooks close behind the lead weight creating minimum drag for maximum range. This rig has various uses and while it is the perfect solution to fishing far off with two single baits it also allows a combination of baits or cocktails to be used in tandem. ...

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  • 07 August 2009

How to tie the rotten bottom rig

Rocks or kelp ground that snag your lead weight or hooks can be expensive in lost rigs and sinkers. You need a method of getting your rig and, hopefully, a hooked fish back, but you have to accept you may lose the lead weight. Rotten-bottom or weak-link rigs come in various guises, including some simple systems sold in tackle shops. ...

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  • 24 July 2009

How to tie the genie clipped-down boom

What is it for? Fishing with three hook baits at any distance increases the odds of catching something and it is the chosen method of the match angler or the freelance anglerwho wants continuous rod-tip action. The large scent trail generated by multi-bait rigs grabs the attention of all fish in the vicinity and the tactic is especially popular in ...

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  • 17 July 2009

How to tie the golds rig

This two-hook rig is your best possible configuration for achieving maximum casting distance. The one-up, one-down loop arrangement places two baited hooks directly behind the lead weight for minimum drag so the sea angler can gain those extra yards. Also known as the one-up, one-down clipped rig, Loop, Portsmouth rig and the Golds rig after matchman Ian Golds of Portsmouth, who ...

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  • 10 July 2009

How to tie the two-hook paternoster

Components Lead linkSize 1 swivel to top of the traceFour crimpsTwo size 3 swivels for attaching snoodsFour micro beadsTwo size 1/0 to 3/0 Kamasan B94060lb mono for trace body25lb mono for hooklengths.   1. Tie the top swivel to the end of the trace body using a grinner knot 2. The rig body should be 36in long, but cut 42in ...

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  • 03 July 2009

How to tie the three-hook flapper

This rig is the simplest of the paternoster family and generally used in clear ground situations - the rule being more hooks carry more bait and catch more fish. The term flapper refers to the fact that the hook snoods hang loose and flap during the cast. Clips can be added to hold the bait and snoods close to the ...

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  • Beach rigs
  • 29 June 2009

Shore Terminal Rigs: Basic Rig Making Tools

  The basic rig making tools Simplicity is the secret of most terminal rigs, and the basic tools required to construct your own rigs are few and uncomplicated.   Line clippers The most essential tool of the rig maker, a pair of nail clippers, ensures that all knots are trimmed close. Hooks and swivels that sprout a long tag of ...

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  • 10 June 2008

Shore Terminal Rigs

A fundamental principle of the terminal rig is that it should follow a proven design which prevents it from tangling during fishing. It should include a link for attaching the lead and a clip or swivel to link it to the main line. The most successful and popular design of rig for shore angling is the monofilament paternoster. This involves ...

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  • 10 June 2008

How to tie the uptide pennell rig

Pennell rigs are ideal for catching cod simply because this species has extra-large mouths. A The two-hooks are ideal for mounting whole squid, crabs etc. Whichever way the fish takes the bait, you are almost guaranteed a hook-up. Use a strip of silicone tubing to lock-on and adjust the uppermost hook. B Remember to use a very strong swivel and ...

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  • 11 December 2007

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