Category Archives: Rigs

Rigs – also known as terminal tackle. This is the gear at the end of the line including sinker, flashers, hooks, trace, and droppers. How to make your own.

Pulley or Yoke Rig for Long Distance Casting on Shallow Beaches

Yoke Rig. Use this surfcasting rig when casting as far a possible is your main aim. On a shallow sandy beach sometimes you might have to wade out 100m and then cast another 200m to reach a distant hole or gutter.

Pulley or Yoke Rig (Clipped Down) Video Description: Yoke Rig. Use this surfcasting rig when casting as far a possible is your main aim. On a shallow sandy beach sometimes you might have to wade out 100m and then cast another 200m to reach a distant hole or gutter. In this situation, the Yoke Rig comes into its own. In this series of videos, we are More...

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Being able to tie a simple dropper rig like this one is an important fishing skill.
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Tying Simple Fishing Rigs

The job of tying droppers is made easier if you clamp an upturned screwdriver in a bench top vice. How to tie fishing rigs Tying droppers in monofilament fishing line to form a sprat, surfcasting, or boat fishing More...

Two hook sea-run trout rig instructions.
By Allan Burgess On Friday, March 13th, 2015
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Two Hook Rigs for Sea-run Trout, Salmon and Kahawai

Home » Rigs I use these cardboard cores and wrap 4 rigs (minus the leads) around each holding them in place with rubber bands. Then I place them in a small zip-lock plastic bags. This allows me to carry a dozen More...