How do you put a float rig on a perch?

How do you put a float rig on a perch?


  1. Lock the float in position with two BB shot.
  2. Tie a double overhand loop knot in the end of the mainline.
  3. Cut off 45cm of 4lb clear line to make the hooklength.
  4. Next, tie a simple double over-hand loop in the end of the mono hooklength.

What is a good flounder rig?

For bay or shallow-water fishing, go with a size 3/0 or 4/0 octopus, sproat or wide-gap hook. The bigger hooks work better with larger baits and make it tougher to stick the shorts, resulting in fewer fish to be released. Don’t be too quick to set the hook–at the very least, let the line come fully tight.

What’s the best bait for flounder?

Using live bait is essential for many flounder (fluke) fishermen around the country, and can be extremely effective for picky flounder (fluke). Shrimp, crabs, smaller flounder, sardines, shad, mullet, and mud minnows can all be great options for live bait.

What size hook is best for perch?

Bait hooks ranging from size 4 to 8 are ideal for most of the baits used for perch fishing. Some prefer hooks on the larger side because they are easier to remove and less likely to be swallowed.

What size hooks should I use for flounder?

Due to the summer flounder’s, large mouth and aggressive nature, 4/0 to 6/0 sized-hooks work well and reduce the risk of gut hooking a fish. Wide gap hooks are most often associated and most popular with summer flounder anglers. At retailers, these hooks are often called fluke hooks.

How to use a flounder rig?

The Flounder Rig. 1 Tie a jig to each end. 2 Tie a loop knot 10-11” from jig #1. 3 Hook loop to your main line via swivel. 4 Tip each jig with favorite bait.

How to use a perch fishing rig?

How to use it: The best way to use this rig is for vertical fishing from a boat in deep water of 50 feet or more, and it is one of the best rigs to target big perch in this kind of setting. Bait the two hooks with live minnows (which is why this setup is also known as the ‘double minnow rig’), and lower it down to the bottom from your boat.

What is the best line for flounder fishing?

If you’re afraid of the flounder (or whatever you are targeting) being a little line shy, set this one up with a fluorocarbon leader. To tie the rig, take two pieces of fluorocarbon line about 2.5 to 3 feet in length each and tie your lures on to one end with a palomar knot, and tie the other ends to each side of your swivel.

Can anyone fish for flounder?

Almost anyone can fish for flounder but there is a difference between fishing for and catching flounder. Filling your cooler with keepers takes a little bit of skill, a lot of luck and most importantly the right rig. There are many ways to rig for flounder.

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