Netherlands Sole Rig

Sole and Other Flatfish Rig

The weight at the top of the trace helps keep all hooks tight on the bottom. Used in Netherlands and Belgium from the boat and shore.

Rig Components

Main Body

1 x Trace Swivel

1 x ½ - 1 oz drilled bullet, egg or barrel lead

1 x Avis Boom

2 x Crimps

1 x 6 - 2 hooks

Approx 500 to 1500 mm length 30-50lb BS main line


1 x Spreader Boom 500 to 1000 mm

10 - 30lb BS clear nylon or fluorcarbon 2 x 6 - 2 hooks

The Rig Body

1. Tie a swivel to the top of the trace, thread on drilled lead then a crimp / Avis boom / crimp and then tie the bottom to the spreader boom. Locate the boom and crimp in place.

2. Tie a section of the snood line to the Avis boom then attach the hook together with any attactors.

3. Tie the snood to the swivels at either end of the spreader boom and then the hook to the snood ends together with any attactors.

a double boom weighted sole rig

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