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Fish: Rainbow Trout

Trout Worms, Fun way to rig

Post By: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 4/7/2022 1:12:47 PM     Points: 206    
Before I started my youtube channel, I used to fish trout worms A LOT and would go find a couple calmer holes on the river or fish lakes with them. I used to fish them on a tube jig or just hooking them through a mosquito hook and putting some split shot on the line...This worked fairly well, but then I came across this rig my friend showed me, and it worked much better. When fishing trout worms, this became my only way I would rig it. I've landed fish everywhere from dinkers to Master Angler trout using this rig! It's worked well for me anytime the water doesn't have strong current and not over abundant in vegetation, especially if it isn't windy.

Basically a size 4-6 mosquito hook, about 8-10" of some extra fishing line, and some size 7 split shot. The split shot can change depending on the water you're fishing. You use the fishing line and tie an off shore swivel knot on your mosquito hook and before cinching all the way down on the knot, you pinch it off with the split shot. I explain and do a demo in the video.

I've been meaning to make this video for a long time and finally got around to it! IF you have time, let me know what you think, otherwise, enjoy the pictures😀🎣

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 Reply by: Wmdunker      Posted: Apr. 7, 5:25:43 PM     Points: 436
Nice video as always - will have to try that rig this spring.
 Reply by: Barnacles      Posted: Apr. 7, 5:52:11 PM     Points: 2365
That's a cool rig. Betting a smallmouth would gulp that thing.
If you lose one in the rocks, you lost about 12 cents.
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: Apr. 7, 9:02:22 PM     Points: 206

I used to fish this so much, it's the only way I fish troutworms though. Used so many other presentations and rigs before, this one was the best I could find consistently.
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: Apr. 7, 9:04:49 PM     Points: 206

I've caught Perch, Smallmouth, Largemouth, Bluegill/Sunfish, and Spotted bass before using this rig😀 And yes, very cheap to make this rig so it's never a bad thing when you lose it. Most of the time that's why I like using 4-6# test for tying the off shore swivel knot. My experience it's typically the sinker getting wedged in rocks. Break off the sinker and you still got your worm and hook.
 Reply by: spicyhombre      Posted: Apr. 8, 10:07:17 AM     Points: 6252
I like this idea and will have to try. It's like a Tokyo Rig but ultralight.
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: Apr. 10, 7:02:05 PM     Points: 206

Haha basically😀 Hope it works out for you!

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