Tie Paternoster Rig Tie Fishing Rigs Dropper Loops Circle Hooks Tutorial video
Tie paternoster rig of a simple fishing rig. A Paternoster rig or dropper rig is used in many fishing applications. Offshore bottom bouncing and Bay fishing . To tie this rig simply follow along with the Tutorial video. View the diagram below in high resolution to tie this rig yourself.
About the rig. Better to tie with Stronger fishing Line . Rather then normal leader to add strength.
The best hooks for rig are circle hooks , or suicide. Its really up to you this rig is very versatile for snapper fishing we would recommend 60lb or 80lb leader . whiting we would recommend 20lb to 30lb fishing line.
Diagram paternoster rig – Rig can be tied with two hooks or just a single hook. its primary use is for bait fishing . Target many types of fish like snapper ,bottom dwelling fish ,reef fish , whiting and many more. When Boat fishing Drop the Rig straight down to the Bottom . Do not cast ,The most effective way to fish is vertical . Land based Surf fishing simply cast out . Movement From breaking wave’s will help work your Bait. Fishing a Paternoster rig from the Pier its Recommend to fish vertical when possible. Just like in the boat .
Paternoster rigs are a great fishing rig to fish for snapper. you can catch a range of fish species on this rig . When fishing the rig it is important to bait the rig correctly. failing to do this you will struggle to get a bite . The bait should be hooked so there is as little resistance against the flow of current . The whole idea is to get the bait to sit straight on the hook , if your bait is spinning it will not look natural . it simply wont fish well . i find a squid strip bait’s hooked through are awesome , But a pilchard piece is even better because of its oil content .
Diagram of paternoster rig Bottom Fishing Hook
Below Picture How to Bait Circle hooks . Pilchard Chunks are ideal.