Rig Section Archive

Single Hook Clipped Down

Clipped Down Pennel Rig

Two Hook Flapper Rig

Up and Over Rig

Three Hook Flapper Rig

The Pennel Rig

For those of you who read reports where a fish has been took on a pennel rig and don’t know what it is — well — underneath is my feeble attempt at drawing one for you. Basically it is an ordinary rig but with the addition of an extra hook on the main snood. Before

Sea Fishing Rigs

The drawings in this section are of the rigs that I use regularly on North East marks. I know other anglers may use a different set up but what the hell — you use what you feel is right for you. Trace lengths are my own preferences but as conditions and locations differ, what may

Jigger Rig

The classic North East jigger, used by 99% of all anglers who wreck fish in this area. The jigger is made from 1"-1½" chrome pipe about 8" long. The pipe is hammered closed at one end and filled with lead to the required weight. Normally that would range from 1lb to 2lb and a variety

Thumb Protector

Now before you complain – I know its not a rig but I didn’t know where else to put it! To stop line burn when you cast simply cut a piece of bicycle inner tube about 5″x 1½” and round off to a blunt point what will be the uncovered end. Lie it along the

Blob Knot

This is the knot that I use for joining main line to shockleader. It is very strong and I can honestly say I have never had any problems with it coming apart. The big advantage of the blob knot is that you can use large diameter shockleader line as you do not have to pull