Rigs for river fishing

Discussion in 'OHIO RIVERS TALK' started by CatManAndy, Jul 20, 2006.

  1. CatManAndy

    CatManAndy New Member

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    Does anyone have any pictures of some good ways to rig your lines for river fishing?
     
  2. RiverKing

    RiverKing Active Member

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    I dont have pics, but i can tell you how i do it..It is a simple set up....I use a 3 ounce egg sinker, then put a little bead on the line...Then a barrel swivel.....Then a 8 to 12 inch leader...Then a hook...I let the sinker slide all the way down to the swivel...For my leader i use 50 lb berkely big game line...Pretty simple set up, i very rarely use anything different
     

  3. CatManAndy

    CatManAndy New Member

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  4. laidbck111

    laidbck111 New Member

    I like this rig also it is the one I use most often. There are a few different weights to use though a no roll sinker, a pryamid sinker, bell sinkers for slow current. all but the bell sinker are rigged the same way, the bell sinker goes on the bottom of your line below the sinker. i think bait fisherman call it drop shotting.
     
  5. Big Vert

    Big Vert New Member

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    River King,

    You mentioned using 50 pound big game line for your leader. I have 50 pound Power Pro on my reel, but I am having trouble tying my leaders with the 50 pound mono. What kind of knot are you using? I just can't seem to get mine tight.

    BV