As I described here, and here, I dislike tying popup’s on to rig rigs for d-rigs. It is fiddly and really wastes valuable time. Anyway since I discovered Solar Spikers I have not looked back. In a recent post I showed the Multi rig and for some reason I tied it with a rig ring… well here is a brief update showing a finished rig tied with a solar spiker. Quick easy and effective
Here is the rig with no bait to show how it all goes together
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As I don’t have any popup rigs on the site ( Apart from the chod) I thought I would chime in with my implementation of the Multi Rig, sometimes ( incorrectly ) also called the Jon Mac rig. The rig is exclusively for popups and create a very aggressive hooking angle, coupled with its ease to tie makes it one of my firm favourites. So before I witter on too long lets see what you need to make it ( Click any picture for higher resolution image) :
As you can see there is no tubing just 2 rings one of which I suggest is smaller than the other. Some people just say to use 2 of the same size but there is a method in my madness and the 2 rigs will make it far far easier.
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Do you love to fish D-Rigs but hate tying lasso knots in floss ? Do you have issues in melting the floss with a lighter when it is dark and windy ? do you just think that there is a “better way” tm ? well for those of you who think that there should be, there is the Solar Spiker. In effect they are a small device that you can incorporate into any “D” style rig to allow quick and easy baiting no matter what the conditions are. They are so ingenious I am surprised that no one has copied them as they are really quite simple. Continue reading “In Praise of – Solar Spikers”