Welcome to the DIY Fishing Rig Setup, which includes a collection of fishing rigs for specific species which you can make yourself following our step by step video tutorial guides. These include common rigs such as paternoster rigs, running sinker rigs, snelled rigs, sliding snelled rigs and specific rigs made for whiting, snapper, flathead, gummy sharks and more. If you would like to see a step by step guide on more fishing rigs then do let us know by emailing us on the contact details below.

 

Flathead Rig Setup / How to tie a Paternoster Rig

This video walks you through a step by step guide on a perfect paternoster rig which is a great rig for suspending multiple chunks of bait targeting species like flathead and pinky snapper.

The materials required includes

  • 2 x hooks ( circle, long shank, bait keeper, or pre-made flasher hooks )
  • 1 x meter of fluorocarbon leader ( 20, 30 or 40 lbs )
  • 1 x barrel swivel ( 65 lb breaking strain )
  • 2 x glow lumo beads

 

Sliding Snell Rig / How to tie a Snapper or Gummy Rig

This video walks you through a step by step guide on a sliding snell rig which is a great rig for having perfect bait presentation every time when targeting species like snapper or gummy sharks.

The materials required includes

  • 1 x 4/0 circle hook
  • 1 x 6/0 circle hook
  • 1 x small red tubing
  • 1 x meter of fluorocarbon leader ( 50, 60 or 80 lbs )
  • 1 x barrel swivel ( 100 lb breaking strain )
  • 1 x easy rig slider 1 x bomb sinker

 

DIY Whiting Rig Setup / Running sinker and paternoster rig for Tings

This video walks you through a step by step guide on 2 rigs specifically designed for whiting. Including a running sinker rig and a paternoster rig.

The materials required includes

  • 2 x 1/0 KL circle hooks or 6/0 bait keeper hooks
  • 1 x small red tubing
  • 1 x meter of fluorocarbon leader ( 15, 20 or 30 lbs )
  • 1 x barrel swivel ( 60 lb breaking strain )
  • 2 x lumo beads
  • 1 x small running sinker
  • 1 x small bomb sinker

 

DIY Snapper Rig Setup / Double Snell Rig

This video walks you through a step by step guide on a snell rig specifically designed for snapper or gummy sharks.

The materials required includes

  • 2 x 6/0 circle hooks
  • 1 x meter of fluorocarbon leader ( 50, 60 or 80 lbs )
  • 1 x barrel swivel ( 100 lb breaking strain )
  • 1 x lumo beads
  • 1 x small running sinker

Final notes from the author

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