Sometimes, when drop shotting, you need the lure to remain in more or less the same place while still imparting the necessary action to tempt a nearby fish to take. The recoil rig is one method of keeping the lure in the take zone for longer.
Some years ago Steve Ace from Veals Fishing Tackle developed a float fishing style or bream and mullet that was picked up by Alderney anglers.
Measuring accurate rigs and traces can be a pain, particularly when using rig glue, here David Proudfoot explains how to make a simple rig jig.
Light weight matchstick bead booms are a valuable addition to the armoury of both the boat and shore angler, here Planet Sea Fishing describe how to a assemble the boom and build a traces using this terminal tackle.
A number of people have been asking about how to use TronixPro Canny Links to assemble rotten bottom rigs. They are straightforward to use and can simply be tied on to the leader at the loop in the link.
Sometimes you just need to carry a few traces in the tackle box or separate your rig types to make them easy to find. Utilising a simple household item makes this task a doddle.
After showing us how to make the mould, Alan Banks explains how to pour your first custom plastic lure.
Making your mould is the first and probably the most important part in the lure making process. This may seem daunting at first but it is really easy if you follow Alan Banks’ guide.