Pop Up Rig

What you

What you’ll need…

Step 1. Start off by attaching the Long Shank Mugga to the Vigilante with a simple knotless knot.

Step 1. Start off by attaching the Long Shank Mugga to the Vigilante with a simple knotless knot.

Step 2. Trim off excess as the hookbait will be mounted on a rig ring, not a hair.

Step 2. Trim off excess as the hookbait will be mounted on a rig ring, not a hair.

Step 3. Push 1cm of 0.5mm silicon tubing up over the eye of the hook as shown.

Step 3. Push 1cm of 0.5mm silicon tubing up over the eye of the hook as shown.

Step 4. Thread the first Covert Hook Stop onto the hook, so that the widest end is facing up the shank.

Step 4. Thread the first Covert Hook Stop onto the hook, so that the widest end is facing up the shank.

Step 5. Thread on a rig ring and a second hook stop as shown here.

Step 5. Thread on a rig ring and a second hook stop as shown here.

Step 6. Create a loop knot. We recomend adding an extra twist to make the knot

Step 6. Create a loop knot. We recomend adding an extra twist to make the knot ‘figure of 16’ as this is stronger with braids.

Step 7. With the extra twist it is a little trickier to bed the knot down take your time as a stronger knot is worth the effort.

Step 7. With the extra twist it is a little trickier to bed the knot down take your time as a stronger knot is worth the effort.

Step 8. Smear Critical Mass rig putty down hooklink to make it sink like a stone.

Step 8. Smear Critical Mass rig putty down hooklink to make it sink like a stone.

Step 9. The finished rig - just waiting for a pop up to be tied onto the rig ring.

Step 9. There’s various opinions on how curved the end section should be, but we like it just about like this.

Step 10. The finished rig.

The finished rigs.

January 22nd, 2014|Categories: Carp Rig Tying, Rig Tying|0 Comments

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