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Thursday, January 11, 2001

TUTORIAL[11]: Tying your rigs

If you are a beginner, buy your rigs ready packed first. Go for rigs with small hooks. Tying rigs require some skills. At this point, do not overburden yourselves with it.

Joining the mainline to the swivel

Making a surgeon knot












Joining a mainline to a swivel

First make a surgeon knot


Thread through the eye of the swivel


Go over the whole swivel


Pull it back up


Tying a snood (extension line) to a line

How it look when finished


Decide where you want the knot to go


Make an overhand knot (ends go over a self formed loop)


Make another turn


Last turn (3x altogether)


Tighten it


With the extra end of the shorter line, make an knot


2nd turn


3rd turn (last)


Slowly pull and tighten


Finished knot


Tying a line to hook

Thread the line into the eye of the hook


Double up the line to form a loop


With the free end, turn it around the hook 5-8 times (depending on size of hook)


Thread it back to the eye


Thread the line into the loop


Slowly tighten the knot


Finished knot


Trim the end


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