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What is Ned rig?

What is Ned rig?

The Ned rig is a finesse fishing technique that involves using small plastic worms, craws, or creatures paired with a light mushroom style head so it can easily float off the bottom. This rig was originally created by outdoor writer Ned Kehde and popularized in the Midwest – so the name Ned rig stuck because of him!

What is a hollow body Swimbait?

Hollow Body Swimbait that is usually reserved for our personal stash. This bait just flat out gets bit. Designed to have more body wiggle on the retrieve than your average hollow body and a solid head section to better hold a swimbait hook or a jighead.

What’s the best way to rig a swimbait?

Insert sewing needle through pop rivet out the nose of the swimbait. (Make sure you place the eye of the needle out through the nose, so you can pull your line through the swimbait) Place line through the needle eye, and pull it through the swimbait and pop rivet. Tie fishing line to the split ring on the treble hook.

How to rig a paddle tail swimbait weedless?

Rigging a paddle tail swimbait weedless is very similar, but instead you want to slide the hook in the bait deep enough so the point of the hook lays against the back of the swimbait. This is very similar to your classic Texas rig.

Can you use a treble hook with a swimbait?

Try adding some insert weights into your swimbait, or you can add a split shot weight onto your treble hook to give you more depth with your swimbait on with a treble hook. Overall, you will be quite pleased with how much easier it is to hook up on fish with this swimbait rig.

What kind of hook do you use for keitech swimbaits?

Match the size of the hook to the size of the bait. I use a size 4 treble hook for the 4 inch Keitech Swimbaits. Use a split ring to connect to your treble hook, a good pair of split ring pliers will make the job easier. A box of pop rivets in a variety of sizes will help you for various types of swimbait sizes.