Rig Section Archive

Three Hook Flapper Rig

Single Hook Clipped Down

Clipped Down Pennel Rig

Two Hook Flapper Rig

Up and Over Rig

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

Snaggy Rig

The length of the rig is determined by the severity of the snags that will be encountered at a particular venue, ie not many snags maybe a 3 foot rig, really snaggy 10 inches is long enough. Its a standard paternoster except that the bottom crimp is replaced with the telephone wire tightly coiled below

Plaice Rigs

The basic rig consists of a length of 30lb line tied to a swivel and ending in a lead link. The distance between the lead link and hook snood swivel is variable between 15 and 25cm. Use the shorter length in a slack tide and the longest in a strong tide. The two snoods above