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Sea Fishing Rigs

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A step by step guide to building a shore ballan wrasse rig. With tackle losses being high when wrasse fishing, a simple no nonsense rig with minimal components is the best choice. This rig is simple, cheap and effective! 1. To the main reel line or leader tie on a medium sized three-way...
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A step by step guide to building a rough ground bass rig. 1. On to the main line, slide on a Pulley Rig bead, then a 5mm black bead 2. To the end of the mainline tie on a size 6 swivel. To the end of the tied swivel add an 8-inch to 15-inch length of 20lb Fluoro carbon. 4. The best hook...
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A step by step guide on how to build a surf bass rig. 1. Begin with about 30-inches of clear mono. To one end tie on a Gemini lead link. 2. Slide on a Breakaway Impact Shield followed by a 3mm bead and a rig crimp. Crimp the Shield in place 2-inches above the lead link. 3. Now slide on a...
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A step by step guide to building an estuary bass rig. 1. On to your leader slide on a size 6 rolling swivel followed by a black size 5mm plastic bead. 2. To the end of the shock leader tie on another size 6 rolling swivel. 3. To the sliding swivel tie on 24-inches of 30lb to 40lb...
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A step by step guide to building a clipped down pennel pulley cod rig. 1. Begin with a 30-inch length of 80lb Rig Body line. Tie on a Gemini lead clip link at the base. 2. Slide on a 5mm bead, a size 4 rolling swivel, or better still a Pulley Rig Bead, and another 5mm bead. 3. To the...
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A step by step guide on how to build a shore conger pulley rig. 1. Start with 50-inch length of 150lb Rig Body Line. 2. At one end tie on a Mustad 3/0 oval split ring. 3. Above the split ring slide on a homemade bait clip made from stiff tubing and 18-guage stainless steel wire. Make the...
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A step by step guide to building a 3-hook shore dab rig. 1: Begin with 54-inches of 60lb mono. Go for a semi supple type of line. 2: Tie on a Gemini Lead Link at one end using a 5-turn Grinner knot. 3: Slide on a rig crimp, a 3mm ovalised rig bead, a size 10 swivel, another rig bead and...
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A step by step guide on how to build a 3-hook boom flounder rig. The best all round flounder rig is the three-hook boom rig. 1. Start the rig with 60-inches of clear 60lb rig body line and tie a Gemini lead link to one end. 2. Slide on a short section of neoprene tubing and double the...
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Step by step guide on how to build a shore huss pulley rig. Pulley rigs are the best choice for shore huss. As a fish is hooked the weight is pulled up off the ground in front of the fish reducing the chances of it getting snagged. A pulley rig also has the advantage that the rig body and hook...
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A step-by-step guide on how to make a mullet bubble float rig, a highly effective way of presenting baits to surface feeding mullet. Check out our comprehensive guide on how to catch thick-lipped, thin-lipped and golden greys in our How to catch mullet feature. The Mullet Bubble Float Rig is...
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Step by step guide to building a 1-hook attractor shore plaice rig. 1. Take 30-inches of 60lb rig body line and tie on a Gemini lead link at one end. 2. Slide on a Breakaway Impact Shield followed by a 3mm rig bead and crimp. Crimp this in place above the lead link leaving about 1½-inch for...
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A step by step guide to building a shore pollack lure rig. When using soft plastic, non-weighted, artificial eels and shads, the following rig is by far the best choice. It casts exceptionally well with the lead weight leading the lure. Plus it presents the lure with maximum freedom to work...
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A step by step guide to building a shore stingray rig. The best rig for stingray is a simple pulley rig. 1. Begin with 60-inches of 80lb mono. 2. At one end tie on a Gemini lead link clip. 3. Slide on a 5mm bead followed by a Pulley rig bead and another 5mm bead. 4. Leaving about...
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A step by step guide to building a 1-hook clipped down ray rig. 1. Start with a 30-inch length of 60lb Rig Body line. Tie on a Gemini lead link at the base. 2. Slide on a Breakaway Impact Shield followed by a bead and crimp above it. Position the Impact Shield just above the link knot and...
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A step by step guide to building a triggerfish float rig. 1. On to the shock leader when using braid, or the main mono line, tie on a Powergum stop knot and slide on a size 5mm bead. 2. Below the bead slide on cigar shaped float about 5 to 8-inches long. 3. Slide on a round ball-weight...
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A step by step guide to building a 3 hook whiting rig. 1. Start with 48-inches of 60lb mono. 2. To one end tie on a Lead Link. 3. Slide on a rig crimp, a 3mm rig bead, a size 10 rolling rig swivel, another rig bead and a crimp. Repeat this sequence to give you three full sets of crimps...
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A step by step guide to building a cod jumper rig. 1. Begin with 20-inches of 60lb Fluoro Carbon or clear mono line. 2. To one end tie on a size 4 rolling swivel. 3. Choose a hollow plastic type boom about 8-10-inches long. Pass the free end of the 60lb line down through the boom. 4...
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A step by step guide on how to build an uptide smoothhound rig. 1. Begin with about 24-inches of clear 60lb mono as the rig body line. Tie on a Gemini Lead Link at the base. 2. Slide on a rig crimp, a rig bead, a rig swivel, another rig bead and another rig crimp. Position the swivel about...
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A step by step guide to bulding a boat ling rig. Although baits and lures fished on plastic booms with a mono trace are traditional for ling and remain successful, a modern approach sees a simpler rig fish better with less tangles, and with less expensive components to minimise losses. 1...
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A step by step guide to building a blue shark wire trace. The ideal length for a shark trace is 15-feet. This gives enough length to stop the shark rolling up in the wire and reaching the main reel line. Also when the shark dives for the bottom the wire trace will be alongside the shark’s body...
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