By Nathan Shore
(Provided by PRADCO Fishing)
A live bait rig featuring a walking-type sinker resists bottom snags and keeps your livebait in the strike zone.
A leader separates struggling live bait from that weight, giving it room to swim, squirm and attract fish. Simple. Beautiful. Deadly.
But the key is putting that minnow, leech or crawler on a target below the boat. Rigging experts know how to triangulate their targets and allow for current, velocity and depth.
Triangulating, in this case, is simple. As you move deeper, use a larger weight. As the wind picks up, go with a larger weight. And as the size of the bait increases well, you get the idea.