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How to tie the two-hook flapper

The two-hook flapper follows the traditional monofilament paternoster design, which can be constructed with one, two or even three hooks. For big fish or rough ground, one hook is the logical choice while for small fish taken over clear ground three hooks offer better odds of successful fishing. Two hooks are a popular compromise and very often the choice of ...

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  • 30 July 2010

How to tie the stubby pier paternoster rig

A shorter rig casts further and is easier to cast in a restricted space or from a standing start - ideal for the pier. If you fish from a high venue, like a pier or cliff, the angle your line enters the water is much steeper than if you are fi shing from a fl at beach. This means that ...

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  • 09 July 2010

How to tie the loop rig

Looking for those extra vital yards with three hook baits? Then try the clever loop rig, which puts bait so far out you'll wonder why you never used it in the first place IF ULTIMATE RANGE with triple baited hooks is essential to you then this clipped two-up, one-down rig, often called the loop rig, is what you need. For ...

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  • 16 September 2009

How to tie the telephone wire paternoster

● 60lb mono for the rig body● 18-25lb mono for snoods● 1 x 60lb swivel● 2 x 40lb swivels● 4 x beads - any size can be used, but most shore anglers prefer micro beads because they tend to catch less weed● 2 x size 4 to size 1/0 hooks● 1 x Gemini Genie lead link● A short length of ...

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  • 28 August 2009

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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  • Beach rigs
  • 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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  • Beach rigs
  • 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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  • Beach rigs
  • 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

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