Rigs

Running Leger Rig

Fishing a running leger setup is one of the most simple yet effective methods of legering. Deadly on rivers and stillwater alike, mastering this simple rig will catch you many a fish. How do I do it? Slide a bomb onto your mainline, followed by a bead and then a leger stop. Onto that mainline

Hinged Pop-Up Stiff Rig for Carp

This rig is an adaptation of the Terry Hearn 'Hinged, Pop-up, Stiff rig'. The rig shown has used swivels with attached rings rather than tied loops and has 'Heavy metal' putty to add additional weight to the swivel for holding down a buoyant bait. This rig is particularly difficult for the carp to eject and

Safety Loop Rig

Prepare a hooklength, tie on hook and double overhand loop the other end. Onto the mainline, thread a small ring (from a Drennan rig ring to a curtain ring), then a snap-link swivel and finally a bead, this bead must be a fine bore type (hole just big enough to allow line through). With these

CV Safety Rig

Here is the original rig that I used to use. At the time I was fishing the Valley waters a lot and the "helicopter"rig was the in thing for long range work. I was disturbed by the number of "crack offs" and "cut offs" people were getting. All the other rigs would not allow the

Helicopter Rig for Carp

The Helicopter rig was originally used for sea fishing and later adapted for carp fishing because of its anti-tangle properties. The rig was named the helicopter rig after its helicopter blade like motion in flight. The baited hook-link rotates about the main-line axis by the use of the loose fitting hook-link swivel, usually on anti-tangle