Rigs

Common Fishing Knots

Knots are an integral part of any angles armory, knowing of different knots, how to tie them and when to use, is just as important as choosing the right bait. When tying a knot, ensure all is correct before tightening, then do so slowly. Lubricate all knots in water (or in your mouth) Always check

The Poly Ball Rig

The poly ball rig pictured below, is an extermely effective rig for presenting live baits for targeting Catfish. Using strong tackle is crucial for fishing for cats, especially when fishing for the monsters that live in the rivers of countries such as Spain. The weighting of the poly balls on this rig is also a

Surface Rig (with controller float) for Carp

How To Surface Fish For Carp

Drift Rig for Pike

Drift fishing for pike allows a dead or live bait to be presented to areas unreachable from a standard ledger cast, and the method allows the bait to be carried on the wind at distances well over a hundred yards. In order to use the method successfully it helps to check the depth and clarity

Free Running Sunken Paternoster Rig for Pike

Despite the tremendous success I have had with the standard Sunken Pat Rig it does have one problem; when a Pike takes, it has to drag around the float and bomb! This doesn’t normally cause a problem but on heavily fished waters and at the back end of the season on many waters dropped runs