Last week we showed the video of how Tel ties his bottom bait rig which has caught him loads of carp this winter. Well here is a more detailed step by step showing exactly how he ties this highly effective presentation. Pull a length of coated braid off the spool and then smooth and straighten it out by warming it up under tension through your fingers.
I developed this rig specifically for use at my lake in France, Beausoleil. I wanted something that was very safe, easy to tie and used as few components as possible. It also had to be super strong, suitable for the variety of bottoms present and effective for the fish within the lake carp ranging in size from lb and catfish from lb.
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Nowadays, anglers mostly use pop ups to balance a presentation. The ever so famous snowman has become the fashionable set up. As there are lots of contradictions out there, I am going to try and give you a different point of view on what a more or less dense bait can bring to our fishing. Fishing has definitely taken a different twist in the last 15 years.
The drop curve rig as I came to call it came about around at the famed Blue Pool. To continue, please confirm that you have read and accept these:. You have to agree to pocketmags.
Jump to navigation. Bottom bouncers and bait walkers are most effective for trolling or drifting applications. They are also a great tool for combing bottom structure without getting hung up and can be successfully used to provide proper weight for a wide range of bait and lure rigs, water depths and fishing conditions.
Catching big bottom fish is an art as much as it is a science. Consistent success demands precise anchoring or drifting tactics, specialized rigs, a strong back and plenty of elbow grease, not to mention a little bit of luck. Should all of these elements fall into place, you'll find yourself muscling big fish out of the depths and into your cooler. As simple as they might appear, bottom rigs have a major influence on success, or lack thereof.
This advanced carp fishing rig was designed so the point of the hook turns and catches hold extremely quickly. It is ideal when fishing for shy-feeding, cautious carp. Adam referred to it as the "advanced bottom bait rig"and he described it as having an aggressive hooking mechanism.