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How to build a boat huss rig

Boat huss rig

A step by step guide to building a boat huss rig

Boat huss rig

1 – Slide a Zip Slider on to your main line or shock leader

Boat huss rig

2 – Slide on an 8mm bead and tie on a size 2 rolling swivel.

Boat huss rig

3 – To the remaining swivel eye tie on a 48-inch length of 50lb clear mono and add a size 6/0 hook. A Viking pattern is best!

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4 – The lead weight attaches to the link on the Zip Slider to complete the rig. The lead can be attached by a weak link of lighter line, a paper clip or telephone wire when fishing over snaggy rough ground or wrecks to easily release the lead but retain the rig should the lead weight become snagged.