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   Old Thread  #9 21 Mar 2019 at 7.41am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
I was put onto using 2/3 inch rigs in solid bags by the guys in my local tackle shop after explaining the weed problem on the lake i fish. I can honestly say it has changed my fishing for good. My catch rate on all lakes has shot up. I know when i cast it on the spot its fishing with no issues. Please dont let the slight kink put you off, i doubt any rig sits perfectly straight after casting after all.
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   Old Thread  #8 20 Mar 2019 at 6.45pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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The very short rig 3" to 4" allows it to be slightly coiled up, when a carp sucks the bait in from a short distance away the soft braid extends and the fish is hooked. I've caught dozens of carp on pva bags as have numerous other anglers, don't over think it, it works 👍
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   Old Thread  #7 19 Mar 2019 at 8.41pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I donít use solid bags either but as I see it, the rig being coiled up makes it feel lighter there for the carp can suck it up with little resistance, acting like a natural bait. With the rig going in further maybe it has potential to take hold or have greater chance of taking hold.

Also the rig is hidden under pellets and so on so just looks like a pile of bait.

But Iíd say unless using a stiff material or boom section not many rigs will sort of straight.
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   Old Thread  #6 18 Mar 2019 at 9.59pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
I was actually going to start a thread on this.

This may come as a shock to a lot of people out there but I just don't get solid bags. When I envisage a rig and how I want to present it I'm always seeing the rig fully extended away from the lead, or at least there being a decent separation. Every time I see I bag being put together I can't help but think how tangled the rig must be once that bag has dissolved and I just have this image of everything sitting on the lead system.

I just can't visualize it looking right in my head. I suppose I should do some actual testing on this in the margins to see how the bags dissolve and what the rig looks like what it has etc.
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   Old Thread  #5 17 Mar 2019 at 8.09pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I think the main thing is that the lead and hook bait are in opposite corners not sure if it matters which goes in first.

I do the lead first but thats just my way.
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   Old Thread  #4 14 Mar 2019 at 10.02pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Putting the hook bait in bottom left corner then filling bag slightly cover and slowly place lead in with rest of hooklenghth then fill and lick and stick, a great way of fishing
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   Old Thread  #3 14 Mar 2019 at 8.08am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Agree. I always go lead first for stability in casting.
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   Old Thread  #2 13 Mar 2019 at 8.18pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I have always done hook first, suppose it is personal preference or confidence.
Lead first might be better for long distances.
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   Old Thread  #1 13 Mar 2019 at 4.55pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
some people say put the lead in first and some say hook first what are the advantages for either way or is it personal.
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