The Hinge rig is without a doubt my favourite pop-up rig; if your spot isn’t clean, this rig ensures you are presented correctly 100% of the time. By using a semi-stiff boom section, you can use this rig over silt and other debris with ease. Sometimes it isn’t always about finding the cleanest of spots; it is more about fishing the spots where the carp want to be. As long as you get a drop and you’re not fishing in heavy weed, this rig will always be presented. Not only that, it is a renowned big fish rig, so you never know, your next bite could be your target fish!

A PERFECT RIG FOR DIRTY WATERS AND WEEDY AREAS

THE HINGE RIG
STEP-BY-STEP
15 EASY STEPS

TAKE A LENGTH OF RECOIL HOOKLINK

GRAB A SIZE 4 OUT-TURNED EYE HOOK

PASS THE HOOKLINK THROUGH THE EYE OF THE HOOK

FORM A 4-TURN KNOTLESS KNOT AROUND THE HOOK

THREAD A HOOK RIG SWIVEL ON THE TAG AND PUSH IT BACK THROUGH THE EYE

FORM THE D AND BLOB THE END WITH A LIGHTER

SCOTT BENDS THE HOOKLINK AND FORMS A BIG SIZE D

TIE THE END OF THE RIG TO A DOUBLE RING SWIVEL

SCOTT USES CAMSOFT HOOKLINK AS A BOOM

TIE A GRINNER KNOT TO THE SWIVEL

ADD A TUNGSTEN DROPPER BEAD TO THE HOOKLINK

FOLLOWED BY AN ANTI-TANGLE SLEEVE

PULL THE ANTI-TANGLE SLEEVE OVER THE SWIVEL ATTACHED TO THE LEAD CLIP

ATTACH A BAIT; SCOTT USES A 16MM THE KRILL POP-UP

MOULD SOME PUTTY AROUND THE SWIVEL

I USE THIS RIG WITH 100% CONFIDENCE & IT HAS LANDED ME NUMEROUS HUGE FISH

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