Carp Fishing Rigs - A guide to carp rigs

RSS
How to construct a Helicopter setup - With Lead free leader

How to construct a Helicopter setup - With Lead free leader

A Helicopter lead setup is a great arrangement for reducing the likelihood of tangles on the cast. It is also, when used with a fixed lead, a safe arrangement should a breakage occur. Our Gravit8ā„¢ Leader is the perfect material for this setup being incredibly supple, dense, easy to splice... Continue reading..
  • Angling Iron
A winter winner: Using maggots with the Horton rig

A winter winner: Using maggots with the Horton rig

Maggots are a fantastic winter bait and the Horton rig is an excellent choice for presenting them on, particulalry when used in conjunction with a critically balanced bait or wafter. The reason the Horton rig is so good for use with maggots is that i allows them very little wirggling... Continue reading..
  • Angling Iron
How to tie a balanced Tiger nut rig - Carp rigs by Angling Iron

How to tie a balanced Tiger nut rig - Carp rigs by Angling Iron

There isn't a carp that swims that can resist the almighty allure of a big juicy Tiger nut! As the spring rolls in those big old carp will begin moving into the margins with more and more frequency. theres no better way to elicit a bite in the edge than... Continue reading..
  • Angling Iron
How to tie the Slip D rig - Carp rigs by Angling Iron

How to tie the Slip D rig - Carp rigs by Angling Iron

The Slip D rig is perfectly suited to using with a balanced bottom bait or wafter, the ā€˜Dā€™ formed with supple braid on the back of the hook shank allows for great separation between the hook and hookbait making it a very tricky rig for carp to deal with. What... Continue reading..
  • Angling Iron
How to tie the Combi rig - A tweak on the classic carp rig

How to tie the Combi rig - A tweak on the classic carp rig

The Combi rig is a classic time served rig that has been the downfall of many big carp over the years. Traditionaly the rig will have a rig ring and hair on the back of the hook shank. With the more recent addition of Micro hook ring swivels to most... Continue reading..
  • Angling Iron
HOW TO TIE THE 'EASY D RIG' - IN NINE STEPS - ANGLING IRON

HOW TO TIE THE 'EASY D RIG' - IN NINE STEPS - ANGLING IRON

We've all seen how effective the D rig can be, it's a fantastic carp rig for use over a hard clean lakebed and gives excellent hookholds, the downside? it's a bit of a tricky rig to tie - If you've seen our video "how to tie the D rig" in... Continue reading..
  • Angling Iron