How do you tie a double rig?
How To Tie A Double Rig
- Create a bight in the leader line (a bight is basically a bend) and use it to tie a knot called a Figure Eight On A Bight.
- Tie your jigheads onto each end of the leader line.
- Tie your casting line onto the loop of the Figure Eight Knot and put on your soft plastic lures.
- You’re done!
What is the best time to fish for crappie?
Crappie can be caught year round, but the best time is during the spring spawning season when the fish are in shallow water and relatively easy to locate. Crappie often congregate in groups; if one is caught, more are usually present.
How deep should I fish for crappie?
The best depth can change fast, from 4 feet to 6 feet, or from 8 to 10 feet. Feeding fish dictate the depth I need to present jigs-and-baits, and I find that trolling with the wind catches more fish than heading into the wind.”
What is the best crappie bait?
Minnows, worms, insects —just about anything can catch a crappie’s attention. You don’t have to worry about the color of the bait, and you’re only throwing them what they would be eating anyway. Minnows are hands-down the favorite used by most, and some even tip a jig with a live minnow for a double-whammy.
What is the best minnow to use for crappie?
And because minnows can be raised commercially and are available at bait shops throughout Arkansas and the U.S., they’re the bait of choice for many crappie anglers. The species of minnows most used by crappie anglers are the golden shiner and fathead minnow, both produced by the tons on commercial fish farms.
What is a crappie rig?
Some crappie anglers run the lower leader through a small barrel sinker, then tie on a bait hook and minnow to the other. A second three-way swivel can be connected to the lower leader, attaching another leader and bait or two, which allows for multiple bait-and-lure presentations.