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Basic Float Fishing Rig

A simple float rig which allows you to fish the bait away from the bottom.

Name of Rig/Knot:

Basic Float Fishing Rig


Float Fishing


Mackerel, Garfish, Pollack, bass. Anything which feeds away from the bottom.

How to Build:

Onto the mainline, slide a bead, float (top first!), lead, bead and then tie on a swivel. Attach your hooklength and then the hook.

Tie a stop knot where you want to set the depth which depends on the species you are after.

Components Needed:

2 beads,
lead (appropriate weight to float),
hook (size appropriate to species)

Ground to use on:

All, doesn't matter as you don't touch the bottom!!


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