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Old 06-12-2011, 06:24 PM   #1
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What knots do y'all use for the loops that are attached to the hook? Spider knot? TIA



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Depends on your main line and target fish. Most you can get away with a simple overhand knot just wrap it twice. If you want a better one look up dropper loop and animated knots will let you do a step by step on it. Here it is.
http://www.animatedknots.com/dropperloop/index.php
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Depends on your main line and target fish. Most you can get away with a simple overhand knot just wrap it twice. If you want a better one look up dropper loop and animated knots will let you do a step by step on it. Here it is.
http://www.animatedknots.com/dropperloop/index.php

Thanks... It was the dropper loop that I was looking for. Just looking for some basic snapper rigs and leaders to tie up.



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If your not fishing on big steel structures you really don't need "rigs", you'll get more fish not using them. Think flyline and lighter weights.
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Or if you ain\'t got your limit yet and ready to callit a day, chunk up a bonita, throw out 8 to 10 chunks and free line a few chunks. You probably won\'t get a sow but you\'ll finish of the box.

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So, y'all would use something like a Carolina rig?

Do y'all chum?



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I think most call it a "Knocker Rig". 1-3 oz weight straight to the hook on the main line. Like Mikey said, try it you'll like it!
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I throw down a carolina rig with cigar minnow dead or alive, live pin fish, ruby red lip, etc hoping for a big snapper or grouper.

Also drop a chicken rig with squid, bonita, shrimp, etc to get things stirred up and hope for mingos, lanes, triggers, etc.

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I think most call it a "Knocker Rig". 1-3 oz weight straight to the hook on the main line. Like Mikey said, try it you'll like it!
Do you put a bead between the hook and the weight?



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What knots do y'all use for the loops that are attached to the hook? Spider knot? TIA

Use the dropper loop and cut the bottom of the loop tight at the knot and then snell 2 circle hooks.
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