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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
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
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.
Made by Fox this inline system will allow the lead to detach itself when snagged. On purchasing this set-up, make sure that the insert can slide through the inner bore of the lead to ease discharge. The slit which runs down the side of the lead can be opened up with a screw driver to