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17 May, 2018 | Carp | Tips

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The Ronnie Rig has taken the carp fishing world by storm in the last couple of years and has become one of the best rigs for catching big carp. Want to know how to tie it? Follow our simple, step by step guide to tying the Ronnie Rig…

 

What situation can you use Ronnie rigs for?

What baits are best for fishing a Ronnie? Its a rig that suits using a pop-up bait that can be fished almost anywhere on any venue, whether it be to showing fish, low weed, silt and gravel.

 

What components do I need?

Curved shank hook, hook bead, shrink tubing, bait screw, tungsten putty, quick change ring swivel and choice of hook link material.

components for ronnie rig carp fishing

 

How do I tie a Ronnie or Spinner Rig?

 

Step 1: Take your choosen hook – our choice VMC Mystic No 6 Curve Shank.

vmc hooks are ideal for the ronnie rig
Step 2: Place a bait screw onto the hook

bait screw on hook carp fishing

Step 3: Then lace a hook stop onto the bend of the hook

hookstop

Step 4: Cut around 10mm of shrink tube.

shrink tubing for ronnie rig

Step 5: Thread shrink tube up the eye of the hook

shrink tubing ronnie rig

Step 6: Take quick change ring swivel and clip onto eye of the hook

quick change ring swivel ronnie rig

Step 7: Pull down strink tube over the eye of the hook and onto swivel then steam over kettle.

shrink tubing your carp rigs

Step 8: Take your chosen hook length material depending on the lake bed, If a fairly clean bed, our choice, Carp Spirit Combi Stiff – Stiff coated hooklink in 15lb (This will give you a nice stiff boom section).

combi stiff braid for carp rigs

Step 9: Tie a loop in the ring swivel then tie another loop on the other end to attach to your end tackle
ronnie rig tying

Step 10: Attach your choosen pop up – An all year round carp catcher – Dynamite baits White Chocolate & Coconut Cream then add some tungsten putty to keep the pop-up on the deck

TUNGSTEN PUTTY ON RONNIE RIG

The finished rig

finished ronnie rig for carp fishing

 

Mitch Henderson loves using the ronnie rig to catch big carp

Mitch Henderson regularly uses the Ronnie rig to catch big carp

 

Learn how to tie the Multi Rig

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