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#10910477 - 06/11/15 07:58 AM Go to Carolina Rigs
Csafisher Offline
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Registered: 01/20/11
Posts: 157
Loc: Texas
What is y'all go to set up? Leader? Weight? Lure? I typically use a 3/4oz with 2-2.5' of 15lb mono. Flukes and lizards are my favorite plastics. Anyone use the floating plastics? I haven't been able to find any lately.

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#10910508 - 06/11/15 08:11 AM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: Csafisher]
greenen Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/24/08
Posts: 735
Loc: Harker Heights
Lightest tungsten I can get away with and keep good contact with the bottom. Glass bead. Check knot above swivel on regular basis. Leader length based on type of bottom or grass. Flouro. Lizard or centipede. I know folks have good luck with flukes but I don't have the confidence in one that I need to fish it more.

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#10910526 - 06/11/15 08:16 AM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: Csafisher]
lipjerk Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 1864
Loc: Lantana,Tx
I don't throw a c rig much, but when I do, I'll use between a half to one ounce depending on conditions. Red glass bead, 2' to 4' flouro leader, as far as bait, pretty much anything goes, use whatever you are confident with. If you want awesome floating plastics see below.

http://www.xcitebaits.com/soft-plastics/

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#10910533 - 06/11/15 08:18 AM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: Csafisher]
Andrew Taylor Offline
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Registered: 03/01/14
Posts: 902
Loc: Emory, TX
same for me, can't gain confidence in a fluke. I feel like it just spins the whole time
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#10910537 - 06/11/15 08:21 AM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: Csafisher]
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TFF Guru

Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 11146
Loc: Dallas, TX
Braid main line to about 15ft of fluoro: 1/2-1oz wt plastic bead, swivel to 2ft of Mean Green leader.
I really like craws that suspend well or float : Mister Twister poc'it craw, paca craws, Yum craw papi, Xcite raptor
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#10910570 - 06/11/15 08:35 AM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: Csafisher]
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Loc: Scroggins, TX
Here's a good soft plastic for Carolina rigs. Hard to find any more.

http://www.cremelure.com/store/store_product_detail.cfm?Product_ID=196&Category_ID=17
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#10910600 - 06/11/15 08:48 AM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: Csafisher]
DustyHartOutdoors Offline
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Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 1638
Loc: Pleasanton, Texas
50# Sufix 832 braid main line, 3/4-1 oz weight, 3-4 foot 12# Sufix siege mono leader, ring fry or baby brush pig.

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#10910652 - 06/11/15 09:08 AM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: Csafisher]
GeoFisher Online   content
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Registered: 06/26/13
Posts: 540
20 lb Fluoro, 15-17 lb fluoro leader 18-36 inches (The clearer the water, the longer the leader) 1/2 oz tung w glass bead in 10 ft, 3/4 for 10+, 1 oz for windy 15+ ft. Cant go wrong with a Zoom Magnum Lizard in just about any color. Fluke's work well too, but I tend to move them faster and "pop" them more than a lizard to get them to dart around.
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#10910669 - 06/11/15 09:14 AM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: Csafisher]
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Registered: 07/23/10
Posts: 11313
Loc: Haworth, Ok
I throw mainly a split shot rig and usually a baby brush hog trailing 18-24 inches behind
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#10910704 - 06/11/15 09:25 AM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: J.P. Greeson]
Csafisher Offline
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Registered: 01/20/11
Posts: 157
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: J.P. Greeson
Here's a good soft plastic for Carolina rigs. Hard to find any more.

http://www.cremelure.com/store/store_product_detail.cfm?Product_ID=196&Category_ID=17


Oh the old creme lures! Haven't seen those in awhile. Used to use those for drop shots.

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#10910735 - 06/11/15 09:41 AM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: Csafisher]
Do-Nothin Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/17/08
Posts: 569
Loc: Celina, TX
50lb braid mainline to 20lb big game leader. Weight depends on depth and wind. Usually throwing a rattlesnake/ringfry/brush hog on the end.
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#10910754 - 06/11/15 09:51 AM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: Csafisher]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Registered: 03/03/02
Posts: 8106
Loc: N. Richland Hills Texas USA
The whole idea of having sinker on a C rig is keep it on the bottom.
Digging into the bottom, tumbling,kicking up mud,silt & making ruckus.
I never go lighter than 1oz even 2oz. cast farther,get to bottom faster.
Mojo rig for shallows 1/8 oz.
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#10910945 - 06/11/15 11:34 AM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: Csafisher]
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Registered: 11/11/09
Posts: 195
Loc: Silsbee,TX

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#10911009 - 06/11/15 12:03 PM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: greenen]
timwins31 Offline
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Registered: 02/04/11
Posts: 5545
Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: greenen
Lightest tungsten I can get away with and keep good contact with the bottom. Glass bead. Check knot above swivel on regular basis. Leader length based on type of bottom or grass. Flouro. Lizard or centipede. I know folks have good luck with flukes but I don't have the confidence in one that I need to fish it more.


Tungsten with a glass bead is a horrible idea. The tungsten WILL crack the bead and it'll start cutting your line. You can't use the two together. If you want a bead you should use a synthetic one with tungsten weights. I've learned this the hard way a few times. . .

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#10911024 - 06/11/15 12:09 PM Re: Go to Carolina Rigs [Re: Csafisher]
catslayer Offline
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Registered: 03/03/08
Posts: 3441
Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
50lb main with 3/4 ounce lead weight(cheap and I don't cry if I lose them) bead(plastic cause they are cheap) and clacker to swivel. 2ish foot of 17 or 20lb leader with 4/0 hook... Baby brush hog 90% of the time


Edited by catslayer (06/11/15 12:12 PM)
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