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One of the great old time favorite rigs for bass is the carolina rig. Simply it is a rig for plastic worms that when done correctly is practically weedless.

This method has been around for many years. What does the caloinia rif consist of? The components are 1/2 oz egg sinker that has a hole in the middle where the line goes through. The sinker slips up and down the line. The next component is a plastic bead that has a hole in the middle. The line goes through this hole and stops and the next component a barrel swivel. You use typically a number 4 or 5 light wire hook. To rig tie the barrel swivel about 18 inches from the hook. The bead goes on the line below the sinker. TO rig a plastic worm. Thread the worm through the hook and insert the hook back into the worm about half way thru. Bring the the hook through the back of the worm and thread the tip so it is in the plastic parrellel tp the back of the worm. Use the Carolina rig to help you catch more fish.

Fishing a live shiner is a deadly technique for catching bass and more fish, espiecally in the south US.

To Rig a shiner use a 1 awt or 2 awt hook, tie to your fish line. Put a split shot sinker ten to twelve inches from the hook. Use any bobber type , you need a pretty good size boober.

Rig the bobber 2.5 to 3 feet from the hook. Hooking the shine. There are three ways to hook a shiner.

1) Thru the lips.

2) Thru the back

3) Thru the tail. Fishing the shiner rig.

Fish the weed edge such as lily pads and fish open spots in the lily pads or any type of weeds. When a bass hits a shiner , you usually know it , the bobber will go down quickly. If you hook a shiner in the tail, the shiner will tend to want to swim up into cover. Say you are fishing the edge of the weed bed, a hooked shiner will want to go into the weeds. Also note you can tell if a bass is after your shiner because the shiner will be swimming more. Shiner fishing is a technique that you can to your arsenal to help you catch more bass.

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