How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig

How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig

 Hinged stiff rig

What you`ll need..

Chod hook
Chod filament
Boom material (fluorocarbon or stiff coated braid)
Bait screw/micro swivel
Ringed swivel
Crimps (optional)
Tungsten putty
Rig tool

How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig - Components

Cut approx. 7 inches of chod filament and fold in half to form a tight loop.
This will be the start of the chod side of the rig.

How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig - Step 1

Pass the point end of loop through front side of your hook eye exiting through to the back.
You should now have a loop on the back side of the hook.

How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig - Step 2

Slide on your bait screw/micro swivel onto the loop via the small ring, this is to mount your pop up.

How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig - Step 3

Pass the Loop of your filament over the hook point, going from the back of the hook.

How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig - Step 4

Gripping the hook,now pull the filament so it starts sliding down the shank
This will take out the excess filament & create a small opening shape for the pop up to move on.

How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig - Step 5

Now tie your Chod filament to a ring swivel at your desired length. Here we will make it approx. 2 inches.
This is tied using a simple one turn blood knot to the non ring end of your swivel.
Once tied, tighten down and trim excess filament then blob tag ends with a lighter.

How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig - Step 6

How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig - Step 7

Curve the hinge using either steam or friction of finger & thumb.
This is to put a aggressive bend on the hook aiding hooking potential.

How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig - Step 8

Now for the hinged boom section, here we will be crimping loops to either end of the boom for maximum movement.
Crimp a loop on to the ringed section of the swivel as shown & also a loop on the lead end.

You can also use any loop knot for this ie the figure of eight loop knot.

How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig - Step 9

How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig - Step 10

 

Add putty to the knot on the swivel or the loop knot/crimp section on the boom.
Test in margin and add more or less to get your desired sink rate of your pop up.

How To Tie A Hinged Stiff Rig - Completed rig

The rig is now complete.

This rig is used as a pop up rig, ideal for fishing over debris on the bottom of the lake bed.

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