Rigs

Running Rig for Carp

This simple run -rig allows the fish to run freely with the minimal of resistance. The rubber bead protects the mainline knot from the swivel. This set up is prone to tangles during a long distance cast. Added by Julian Grattidge; I’ve found the best use of this rig is when targeting shy feeding fish.

Pop-Up Rig for Carp

This is a pop-up rig made of Braid and a 'Depth Charge' weight, although a single shot would do the job. The positioning of the shot determines the height of the popped-up, buoyant, bait from the lake bed. Added by Julian Grattidge; A pop-up rig allows the angler to position a bait up off the

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