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How to Tie a One Up One Down Rig

General Purpose Rig

One Up One Down Rig Components

Tubing Boom

1 x Trace Swivel

1 x Bead

1 x Link Approx. 500 mm 30-50lb BS line

This can be replaced by a French boom or other wire boom.

Main Body

1 x Trace Swivel

1 x Avis Boom

2 x Crimps

1 x 6 – 5/0 hooks

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

Snoods

500 to 1000 mm 10-30lb BS clear nylon or fluorocarbon

2 x 6 – 5/0 hooks

The Rig Body

1. Thread the line through the tubing boom and attach the swivel to the top. Thread on the bead and tie on the link to the other end.

2. Tie a swivel to the top of the trace, thread on a crimp / Avis boom / crimp and then tie the bottom to the swivel above the boom. Locate the boom and crimp in place.

3. Tie a section of the snood line to the Avis boom then attach the hook together with any attractors. Beads for smaller fish and general fishing, muppets etc. for cod.

4. Tie the snood to the final swivel and then the hook to the end together with any attractors. The drawing below shows a spinner blade for general fishing but any attractor can be used.

5. Attach the trace swivel to the link at the bottom of the boom.

Flutter spoon for cod and ling

ling spoon

Tutorial on how to make flutter spoons

Rauto type spoon for plaice

plaice spoon

A two up rig can be produced by adding an additional Avis boom above the boom and for a two down rig add a dropper formed by a cut blood loop.

Vary the line strengths and types according to the target species for instance heavy duty snoods will be required for spurdogs.


one up one down rig

There are numerous sources of terminal tackle both locally and on-line, here are a few suggestions –

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