Without a doubt hair rigs have transformed the carp fishing scene being the
The basic hair rig is an easy rig to tie up and offers secure bait holding properties and superb hooking capability to the carp fisherman. It is a rig that all carp fishermen should master because many of the more sophisticated and complicated carp rigs now in use are based upon the principle of the basic hair rig.
Next you can put a boilie or other bait onto this knot using a boilie stop, we do this now so as to avoid any guess-work as to the length of the hair when we tie the hook on. Be sure to put the bait on that you will be using this rig for, there is no point in tying a hair rig of error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request. perfect length for say a 16mm boilie then using this rig for a single grain of corn.
Next, lay the line along the back of the shank of the hook and thread the free end of your line through the BACK of the eye as per diagram 1.
Now to tie the knot less knot, leave the bait hanging the
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Then feed the loose end, again, through the BACK of the hook and gently pull everything tight so as your rig now looks similar to diagram 3. Some carp anglers then super glue this knot and some do not, but i prefer to err on the side of
caution and glue mine, being VERY careful not to