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    Proper way to rig spinning lures

    How do you blokes rig light spinning lures for trout (tazzies, rapalas, blue fox etc) I have a light setup running 8lb braid and have mostly 7-9 gram lures. Should I be using a leader and if so how to attach it to main line and lure?

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    Alberto or albright knot braid to mono, clinch mono to lure
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    Interstested in replys here....saltwater would use a rapala knot or an un cinched uni as for soft baiting.
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    I have no idea about mud fish but its just a fish isnt it?

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    +1 for the Albright just give it a wee test after tying.

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    yip tassies much better rate of fish into net if you have it runnung through rather than on crappy wire set up they come with. we use a snap swivel and single hook behind and find that works best for us.Berg if you running swivel a metre above tassie try threading the likes of a #4 fuzzy wuzzy fly onto lien above swivel,it gives impression the wee fish is chaseing something,when Ive run rig like this (always used it with lead line as running swivel) the hook up rate was 50/50 on fly or tazzie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oraki View Post
    Far out... uni knot for me it's the only one I can remember.
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    FG knot for braid to mono any day. Very easy and fairly quick to do once you've done it a couple of times.https://youtu.be/oohOoOOmbNk

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibo View Post
    I have no idea about mud fish but its just a fish isnt it?
    No not really Gibo. They don't even make very good bait.
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    I find most knots from braid to mono are quite lumpy and interrupt line flow when casting and retrieving. So I make wind on leaders with a short piece of dacron and tie a short double in the braid.
    Search "tying double" and "make wind on leaders" on youtube.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rotto View Post
    FG knot for braid to mono any day. Very easy and fairly quick to do once you've done it a couple of times.https://youtu.be/oohOoOOmbNk
    Way OTT for small braid imo
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    A snap swivel to attach lure would make it quick and easy to change I'm just wary of trout get suspicious if theres a snap swivel in front of the lure?
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    I use these for my softbaiting rig. I use it for jig heads, slow jigs, dropper rigs and small casting lures. They are tiny and I've never had one come off. Keep the tension on any fish is the rule anyway.

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