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How to build a cod jumper rig

Boat cod jumper rig

A step by step guide to building a cod jumper rig.

Jumper rig
1. Begin with 20-inches of 60lb Fluoro Carbon or clear mono line.

Jumper rig
2. To one end tie on a size 4 rolling swivel.

Jumper rig
3. Choose a hollow plastic type boom about 8-10-inches long. Pass the free end of the 60lb line down through the boom.

Jumper rig
4. Below the boom, slide on a 5mm bead and tie on a strong size 4 rolling swivel.

Boat cod jumper rig
5. To the swivel tie on 3 to 4-feet of 40/50lb clear Fluoro Carbon or mono. Fluorocarbon is stiffer than mono and works the shad better, plus has more abrasion resistance.

Boat cod jumper rig
6. Tie on a strong snap swivel link, preferably a silver/chrome coloured one for added attraction

Boat cod jumper rig
7. The weighted shad or lead head simply attaches to the link.